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All the Groin Hitting You Can Handle

The archives of America’s Funniest Home Videos are online. Try not to waste your entire day watching them.

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The Stars in the Stands

Some sports fans transcend the role of observer and become part of the show themselves.

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The Earthquake That Never Ended

The Chinese city of Beichuan was leveled by the Sichuan Earthquake five years ago. And rather than fixing the damages, the town will be left as is to serve as a permanent reminder.

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The Funniest Thing That Can Be Written In Skywriting

This is just perfect.

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Trekkies Rejoice

Bing is rolling out a Klingon translator to help you overcome all of your intergalactic language barriers.

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That Is One Generous Plant

Shel Silverstein narrates an early animated version of his classic The Giving Tree.

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Goodbye, Hader

Bill Hader is leaving SNL after this weekend’s season finale. Check out a treasure trove of his best sketches ever.

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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler
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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler. The Commuter is the latest of a long line of films in which the action star ruins transportation for everyone.

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Snow Rollers: Nature’s Winter Treat. Snow can naturally form into wheels, carpet rolls, or big boulders.

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A Former Gang Member Explains How Easy It Is to Join a Gang. It offers a sense of belonging when you don't get that at home.

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Hollywood Movies Renamed for Japanese Audiences. Some are funny, and some are better than the English title.

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Ladykillers: Murder Ballads and the Country Women Who Sang Them. The underappreciated who sang about the unacceptable eventually became hidden treasures.

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13 Quick and Easy Breakfasts to Jumpstart Your Winter Mornings. Something new will make the whole day go easier.

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11 Ways Advertisers Make Food Look Delicious. It's much more difficult than you might think.

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How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler?
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How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler? With the addition of lightsabers!

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The Mysterious Origins of the First Scandinavians. The tools they left behind suggested that migration may have come from two directions.

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When Quackery on the Radio Was a Public Health Crisis. From magic bracelets to goat gonad transplants, medical marketers got rich.

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Found: The Real Bullitt Mustang That Steve McQueen Tried (and Failed) to Buy. The '69 sports car had been in private hands since after the movie wrapped.

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When Did People Start Making Bread? A short history of the staple that feeds the world.

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How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations. First off, pretend you're a man.

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The Skillet. Susannah Nesmith beautifully chronicles the legacy of her great-great-grandmother's iron cookware.

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12 Cultured Facts About the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Knowing these will enhance your visit, whenever that happens.

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