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The Awful Origin of Tetherball

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The Barbaric Past of Tetherball

The disgusting origin of everyone’s favorite playground game. The secret name of Tiger Woods. The likelihood of a cow being on the field at the Super Bowl. Just a few of the amazing and odd sports facts that even the most unathletic will appreciate.

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The Evolution of the Man of Steel

Superman has been a lot of different things in three-quarters of a century.

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Awful and Awesome Art

Yes, these art installations are all rather stupid. But I would probably pay to see a lot of them. I’m part of the problem, right?

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Visit Fabulous Skull Island!

Fictional film settings are beautifully captured in these vintage-looking travel posters.

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Hot Summer Songs

These were the hits you probably sang along to each summer from 1994 until now. WARNING: You may waste a lot of time on this link.

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For the Mini Golf Enthusiast

Golf fans can enjoy the US Open this weekend. Those that are more a mini golf fan will love learning about the history of the game and about the windmills and pirate ships that decorate the 15 best mini golf courses.

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Any Reason to Fight

Sports brawls don’t always happen between one team and another. Sometimes players on a single team brawl. Heck, sometimes coaches on a single team brawl. And sometimes the brawls involve a cab driver. You never can tell.

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The Death of the Deathburger

Apparently this 9-patty burger wasn’t “healthy.”

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The Most Fantastic Picture on the Internet

Just try to debate me on this.

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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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