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Five Fails

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Maybe Just A Handshake Next Time

Or a pat on the back. A fist bump would work, too. These people should just avoid the high five.

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Building Your Secret Life

Instructables explains how to make a secret book stashing spot for large objects. After that all you need is a bookcase that moves aside to reveal a secret passageway.

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No Parking. No Car Insurance. Fewer Accidents.

That could be the future thanks to driverless cars. It sounds amazing.

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This Is Pretty Sweet

And juicy. And packed with nutrients. I’m sad to say I haven’t had, or even heard of, many of the fruits on this awesome chart.

Speaking of which, there’s an ice cream bean? Wikipedia confirms that there is, and its description sounds amazing:

The pods contain black seeds which are embedded in a thick white juicy pulp that tastes slightly like vanilla ice cream.

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This Town Is So Stale

Which stands to reason, because it’s made of bread.

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The Greatest Benefit of A Cell Phone

It’s not the convenience. Or the instant access to information. It’s that you will no longer be required to step into a phone booth death trap.

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This Isn’t Your Neighbor’s Rake We’re Talking About Here

This lab “borrowed” some moon dust from NASA and just sort of forgot to give it back.

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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