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Texting on the Hood of a Speeding Car

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A YouTuber in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, captured this brave (insane?) man, texting on his BlackBerry while riding on the hood of a moving car.

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Scientists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln named a Southeast Asian lizard fossil after Jim Morrison.

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Having already mastered the worlds of books and electronics, retail juggernaut Amazon might be getting into the grocery biz.

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Will your dog mourn your death? Slate's Explainer says sometimes

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Black Sabbath's first album in 30 years, now available for preview on iTunes, "recaptures the crushing, awesomely doomy spectacle of their first few records."

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A 10-year-old performs a chilling rendition of The Animals' "House of the Rising Sun" on America's Got Talent.

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Video: Mental Floss's John Green breaks down 31 bizarre medical conditions.

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Another video: Author Mara Altman makes her sketch comedy debut with this awkward and slightly NSFW bit about the awkwardness between new roommates.

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Fifty Shades of Grey, Infinite Jest, pretty much anything by Dan Brown and seven more book titles that people will judge you for reading.

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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut. In 1966, Robert Lawrence, Jr. was selected for a space program you've never heard of.

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A Hubo Humanoid Robot Carried the Olympic Torch in Daejon, South Korea, on Monday. It showed off a bit by cutting a hole through a wall to pass the torch on.

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The Little Blue Pill: An Oral History of Viagra. A trial of the blood pressure medicine sildenafil had a strange side effect that made it world-famous.

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Banner Ladies: The Human Billboards of Yesteryear. Looking back on a peculiar advertising trend of the 1870s.

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The Surprising History of the Kimono. It went from simple body covering to cultural icon during the Edo period.

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Confessions of a Star Wars Nerd. No matter how much of a fan you consider yourself, there is always someone who will out-geek you.

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Incredible Photographs of a Doomed 1914 Antarctic Expedition. Over two years, they lived on a ship, on ice, and on an island before they could leave.

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25 Unsung Christmas Icons
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25 Unsung Christmas Icons. You know them, from Yukon Cornelius to Cousin Eddie.

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The Christmas Bird Count. The hundred-year-old tradition is yielding useful information about how our world is changing.

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The Billionaire Who Refused to Pay Kidnappers to Save His Grandson's Life. The true story behind the movie All the Money in the World.

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19 Weird Ways Christmas Was Totally Different 100 Years Ago. Only the best traditions stand the test of time.

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Why Your Brain Has Trouble Bailing Out Of a Bad Plan. Dialing it back takes too many steps.

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Christmas Time Means Sneaky Cats Getting Stuck in Trees. And they're not the least bit sorry about it.

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15 High-Flying Facts About Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The story set in the 19th century brought martial arts movies into the 21st century.

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