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Mars One

Start Packing For Mars

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No Return Tickets

Book your trip to the red planet now. But take all your stuff with you, because you ain’t coming back.

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Don’t Forget the Popcorn

These home theaters are amazing.

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Eat the Invaders

This article pushes a new approach to dealing with invasive animal species: Cook them up.

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The World’s Oldest Hamburger

In 1999, David Whipple bought a McDonald’s hamburger. And he never ate it. And he still has it. And it looks the same as the day he bought it. It never began to rot. This is terrifying.

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Things I Need

I really feel that we should pull together as a community and purchase this old filing cabinet for me. This is important. Send your money in now.

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A Dramatic Reading of the Delta Gamma Sorority Letter

Last week, an explicit email from a college sorority sister hit the internet and instantly became legendary. Now, Funny or Die has staged a very dramatic reading of the email. WARNING: This email and video have a HUGE amount of NSFW language.

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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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