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Just Say No

...To these hilarious anti-drug messages. And, you should definitely go ahead and just say no to actual drugs, too.

Also, somehow they forgot this very surreal one.

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The Mind of A Human Math Machine

Shakuntala Devi, who recently passed away, had a staggering mathematical mind. Among her achievements mentioned in this article:

She earned herself a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records when she multiplied two 13-digit numbers (7,686,369,774,870 and 2,465,099,745,779) and articulated the solution (26 digits: 18,947,668,177,995,426,462,773,730) in just 28 seconds.

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Deep-Sea DNA

The Hornsleth Deep Storage Project will launch later this year with its mission to drop a series of angular, artsy sculptures to the bottom of the Pacific Ocean’s Mariana Trench, the deepest known part of Earth’s oceans. The sculptures will be packed with human hair and blood.

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Google Does Everything

Search. Directions. Translate. Earth. Bikes.

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Your Grandparents Ain’t So Great

Not when compared against the grandparents that built this insane treehouse.

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Hunger For Knowledge

Does being a starving artist require you to actually be starving?

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut. In 1966, Robert Lawrence, Jr. was selected for a space program you've never heard of.

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A Hubo Humanoid Robot Carried the Olympic Torch in Daejon, South Korea, on Monday. It showed off a bit by cutting a hole through a wall to pass the torch on.

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The Little Blue Pill: An Oral History of Viagra. A trial of the blood pressure medicine sildenafil had a strange side effect that made it world-famous.

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Banner Ladies: The Human Billboards of Yesteryear. Looking back on a peculiar advertising trend of the 1870s.

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The Surprising History of the Kimono. It went from simple body covering to cultural icon during the Edo period.

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Confessions of a Star Wars Nerd. No matter how much of a fan you consider yourself, there is always someone who will out-geek you.

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Incredible Photographs of a Doomed 1914 Antarctic Expedition. Over two years, they lived on a ship, on ice, and on an island before they could leave.

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