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Buying Internet Popularity

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The complete guide to buying online popularity. Why you'd want to do that is anyone's guess.
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If you're anything like me, you watched Star Trek: The Next Generation for years without noticing the odd way Riker sits down. Don't try this; you might hurt yourself.  
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Allie Brosh has returned to posting at Hyperbole and a Half. She promises to explain everything in a post today.
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Mental Baggage: Abandoned Suitcases From an Insane Asylum. The stories those belongings could tell -if they could.
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How to find a book when you've forgotten the title. People on the internet will be glad to help you solve the mystery.  
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Watch a breathtaking video of orcas following a boat for several minutes. Maybe they're showing off how fast they can swim.
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What going to happen to your favorite TV show? A rundown of the network shows which have been renewed, and which ones won't be back.
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Why a joint replacement costs $30,000 in one hospital and $160,000 in another. The answer is: because no one really questions the prices.
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6 Unforgettable Movie Mothers and the Real Moms They Depicted. You know the movies, and now you can meet the real life inspirations.
 

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10 Holiday Controversies
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10 Holiday Controversies. What were once personal choices are now public arguments about how it should be done.

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How Zarafa, France’s First Giraffe, Became a Cultural Sensation. Artists across the country wanted to draw or paint her.

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The 6 Big Superhero Movies Of 2017, Ranked From Worst To Best. It's hard to disagree with such a short list, but some fans will.

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When They Tried to Collect on a Nonexistent Debt, This Man Fought Back. Andrew Therrien took the harassment personally, and set out to find out who was behind it.

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Competitive creative dog grooming is an activity that makes dogs into an art medium. The documentary short Well Groomed follows two creative dog groomers through the biggest such contest at Groom Expo.

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Ada Blackjack, the Forgotten Sole Survivor of an Odd Arctic Expedition. She didn't know how to shoot or trap, but she had to make it back to her young son.

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The American Savings Crisis, Explained. Even if we could build savings in this economy, it wouldn't be worth the effort.

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12 Heroic U.S. Military Chaplains. They didn't want to kill, but served by their own sacrifice.

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How Animals are Excavated at the La Brea Tar Pits
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Excavating 101 at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. See how paleontologists get those animals out of the ancient asphalt.

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Solving the Mystery of Lyme Disease. When a shocking number of children in one town developed rheumatoid arthritis, doctors and public health officials teamed up to find its cause.

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Horse Feathers: the Marx Brothers at Their Best. The 1932 film is better than its reputation.

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A Child Interviews Her Cat. Any cat owner can relate to the absolute accuracy of the cat's responses.

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10 Reasons Why We Already Know Rey Is a Skywalker. This speculation is derived from clues in The Force Awakens, and contains no spoilers for The last Jedi.

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The Netflix Movie A Christmas Prince is a Hit for All the Wrong Reasons. It might even be worth borrowing a Netflix password.

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Imagining the Jellyfish Apocalypse. As the ocean's ecosystems collapse, they are poised to take over.

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What Was FDR Doing On the "Date Which Will Live in Infamy"? Read how the president took the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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