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Charles Dudley Arnold via the Library of Congress // Public Domain

Morning Cup of Links: The Real Calamity Jane

Charles Dudley Arnold via the Library of Congress // Public Domain
Charles Dudley Arnold via the Library of Congress // Public Domain

Calamity Jane Was a Woman of Many Talents ... And Great at Embellishing. The true story of her life was exciting enough on its own.
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The Many Deaths of the Joker. In comics, movies, games, and TV, we thought he was a goner but the villain came back, 'cause he couldn't stay away.  
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For Star Wars Day, BL Burgers in Australia is offering a limited edition burger called "Return of the Chedi." Buzzfeed sent a couple of people out to try it and give us their impressions of the burger.
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Breaking News: Cats Honestly Do Like People. Scientific research says so.
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"Take Me Out to the Ball Game," Baseball's National Anthem. Eddie Deezen has the story behind the song.
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Your baby can't get vaccinated against dangerous diseases, but you can- when you're pregnant. This Could Save Your Baby’s Life.
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If You Like Good Music, You Should Get a Perfect Score on This Quiz. It's not really that easy, but it's a lot of fun.
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60 Facts About the Star Wars Universe for Star Wars Day. Can you believe George Lucas had trouble financing the second film?

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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler
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Jay Maidment/Lionsgate

Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler. The Commuter is the latest of a long line of films in which the action star ruins transportation for everyone.

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Snow Rollers: Nature’s Winter Treat. Snow can naturally form into wheels, carpet rolls, or big boulders.

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A Former Gang Member Explains How Easy It Is to Join a Gang. It offers a sense of belonging when you don't get that at home.

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Hollywood Movies Renamed for Japanese Audiences. Some are funny, and some are better than the English title.

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Ladykillers: Murder Ballads and the Country Women Who Sang Them. The underappreciated who sang about the unacceptable eventually became hidden treasures.

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13 Quick and Easy Breakfasts to Jumpstart Your Winter Mornings. Something new will make the whole day go easier.

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11 Ways Advertisers Make Food Look Delicious. It's much more difficult than you might think.

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How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler?
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20th Century Fox

How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler? With the addition of lightsabers!

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The Mysterious Origins of the First Scandinavians. The tools they left behind suggested that migration may have come from two directions.

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When Quackery on the Radio Was a Public Health Crisis. From magic bracelets to goat gonad transplants, medical marketers got rich.

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Found: The Real Bullitt Mustang That Steve McQueen Tried (and Failed) to Buy. The '69 sports car had been in private hands since after the movie wrapped.

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When Did People Start Making Bread? A short history of the staple that feeds the world.

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How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations. First off, pretend you're a man.

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The Skillet. Susannah Nesmith beautifully chronicles the legacy of her great-great-grandmother's iron cookware.

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12 Cultured Facts About the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Knowing these will enhance your visit, whenever that happens.

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