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The Longest German Word

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Gesundheit

Rindfleischetikettierungsueberwachungsaufgabenuebertragungsgesetz, the longest word in the German language, has sadly been deleted.

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It’s A Good Week For: Photoshopping Family

First a T-Rex creates the greatest wedding photo ever. Then this super cool dad digitally drops his daughter into some hilarious, precarious situations.

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Just Plane Ridiculous

Check out some of the weirder reasons people have been chucked off of a flight.

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One Normal Sentence Fuuurr’an Ohioan

As’uh person that’s lived in the Buckeye state furr 87.5 percent of my life, I attest once again that Neil Armstrong and I don’t have an accent. It’s the rest’a you that do.

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If You’re Psychic...

You won’t need to read this because, well, you’re psychic. For those that aren’t, here is a brief history of mind reading.

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A Change in the Daily Routine

The Daily Show’s “Senior British Correspondent” is a week away from taking over the main chair.

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As You Requested...

This photography series provides a look at the varied contract demands of celebrities. Leave a comment below listing what your contract demands would be.

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The Life & Death of A Storm Chaser

Tim Samaras, a storm chaser killed last week in Oklahoma, gave his life to researching the very type of deadly storm that killed him.

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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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