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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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Where Did That Tuna Come From?
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Why You Should Care About Where Your Tuna Comes From. Pollutants are not the same across the globe.

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A Demonstration of How Water Acts in Space. Watch an astronaut blow fruit punch like bubble gum.

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I Wore A Mars Space Suit And It Was Exhausting. Living in an inhospitable atmosphere will be no walk in the park.

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John Ballou Newbrough's Orphan Utopia. His new Faithist religion was dictated by angels in the 1880s.

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How to Spot a Fake Viral Video. Begin with the idea that not every recording is true to life.

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The Bloody, Exhilarating Bonnie and Clyde Broke Taboos When it Hit Screens 50 Years Ago. It was historical fiction, yet resonated with the counterculture.

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The Game of Thrones Characters Need to Hang Out More. Battles and special effects are nice, but dialogue is where the show really shines.

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How WWII Saved The Great Gatsby From Obscurity. It took almost 20 years for the book to become a hit.

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A Sports Car is Born
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A Sports Car is Born. The story of that car you wanted as a kid, but thought twice about as an adult.

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The Quiet War Against Ownership. Manufacturers want to maintain control over the products they sell you.

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No One Will Bet Against Science on August 21. Even those who deny climate change will be headed to the solar eclipse totality zone.

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A Brief Tour of European Wedding Cake Traditions. You might want to use one to make your wedding more memorable.

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How the Internet Changed the Meaning of ‘Mamihlapinatapai.’ It perfectly summed up an incident we all know, but now is used to describe online behavior.

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Scientists Discovered a Trove of Volcanoes Hidden Beneath Antarctic Ice Sheet. It might be the densest area of volcanoes in the world.

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The Science of Suffering. Research indicates that trauma can affect your descendants for generations.

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10 Snack Foods Originally Sold as Medicines. While they didn't cure anything, they turned out to be pretty tasty.

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