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The Amazing Balancing Dog

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Jack has an incredible talent for balancing things on his head. He didn't tell us why he does it, because he's a dog.
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The US Army has a series of safety videos featuring a Dark Knight in camo called Bagram Batman. As a cheesy mascot, he's one step up from Private Snafu.
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Watch 30 Canadian Skiers Do a Simultaneous Backflip. They all held hands and no one broke any important bones.
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The 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico was worse than we were led to believe. And we thought back then that it was horrible.
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Drawing Disney Princesses as sloths seems to be about the silliest idea in a long long time. So go take a look -you know you want to.
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Runners Robert Watling and Kelli Johnston got engaged at the Chicago marathon and planned a wedding right after the Boston marathon. The ceremony went on despite the bombing, in comfortable sweatsuits and red running shoes.
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9 extremely outdated etiquette tips from the 1950s.  To make it easy on yourself, never eat corn on the cob or talk to the pope.
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6 TV characters who returned from the dead. A little cognitive dissonance is worth it to bring back a character people really want to see.

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Peanuts Aren't Nuts
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Why aren't peanuts classified as nuts? Turns out, they're closer to green beans than you think. Peanuts are biologically legumes.

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What This Company Is Offering Employees Is Raising a Privacy Debate. Would you let your company implant a chip in your hand?

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Your Roomba is Spying on You. The devices have been gathering information about your home, and that data could be more valuable to Roomba maker iRobot Corp than the sales of its vacuum cleaner.

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The Legend of The Fatal Sisters: Voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau put a curse on plantation owner De Coucy, swearing his bloodline would die out, but he ignored it.

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Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Summer Camp? Kids don't mind giving up their cell phones for the week, but it really bothers parents.

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He Thought Butternut Squash was Cheese: Funny observation of the daily struggles of customer service employees and the fact that the customer is not always right.

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Why you should vacation somewhere new, unexpected, and totally out of your comfort zone.

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15 Monumental Facts About the Lincoln Memorial. One tidbit: The project took a long and winding road from idea to finished structure.

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Morning Cup of Links: San Diego Comic Con News
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The Biggest San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Stories. The latest updates from every pop culture universe.

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Freedom Ride: a glimpse into the experiences of one group of the Freedom Riders of 1961.

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"Dude, where's my car?" Parents take to Craigslist for help after ‘doofy’ son loses car at Metallica show.

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Scientific Journals Publish Bogus Paper About Midi-chlorians from Star Wars, a reminder that not all journals use peer review or even proofreaders.

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Puzzlewood, Tolkien’s Inspiration for Middle-earth. The peaceful, green, 14-acre section of Gloucestershire is truly inspirational.

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How to Turn Your Used Electronics Into Cash. Read the comments, too, for the experiences of people who have used these methods.

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The Accent Whisperers of Hollywood. An influx of global acting talent must be taught to passably sound like Americans.

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Are You Bold Enough to Play Motorcycle Soccer? It's one of several sports mash-ups involving motorbikes.

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