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Hobbit Recursion

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See elves from the new Hobbit film watch LOTR fanfic vloggers react to the new Hobbit trailer. It gets even more meta when Kellie and Alex react to Peter Jackson's elf video.
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Why You Shouldn’t Mess With The Ocean. The deep, unexplored parts are dark and scary and you'll never have a chance to go there anyway.
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For example, there's the oarfish, which can grow to 56 feet long. Just watch it in a video.
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Did you hear about the time Bruce Lee hit Jackie Chan with a stick and gave him a black eye? It no doubt paid off for Chan in the long run.
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27 hidden gems in Disney movies. Characters and objects constantly show up in other films -if you look close enough.
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Divers are investigating a mysterious sighting at the bottom of Lake Michigan. Some think it may be the remains of a 17th-century ship commanded by the French explorer La Salle.
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Keeping cool under pressure is worth points, but it ain't easy. Watch the most nonsensical interviews from various beauty pageants.
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The Wedding Photos of 25 Musicians in Love. They didn't all last, but they all looked cool in their time.
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6 Superman movies that didn't get made. So many that they kept running into other projects that eventually were produced.
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7 Ways to Nap at Work. It's Monday, and you know you'll need a little break sometime.

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Why Land on the Moon?
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Why Land on the Moon? A 1963 article lays out the arguments for space travel from two scientists.

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The Alaska Gold Rush’s All-in-One Miner, Hunter, Brewer, and Cook. Fannie Quigley became a legend for her abilities and hospitality.

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How to Repurpose Your Solar Eclipse Glasses. Keep them as a souvenir, or do some good by donating them to an educational charity.

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The 100 Greatest Comedies Of All Time. Do you agree at all with the rankings of 253 film critics?

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A Real Life Murder Mystery from 1933. Rheta Wynekoop was shot in the back, but the confession and evidence made a mess of the story.

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The Best Way To Read Tolkien's Hobbit And Lord Of The Rings Stories. You should go in the order in which the author dreamed them up.

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How America Forgot the True History of the Civil War. The story was whitewashed in the name of national healing, but it didn't really work.

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5 of History's Most Remarkable Teachers. They all deserve an extra gold star.

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The Real Gold Rush Wealth
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The Man Who Got Rich Off the Gold Rush ... Without the Gold. The folks who really prospered were those who provided goods and services to the prospectors.

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Five Elements and Substances That Turned Out Not to Exist. Science progresses with two steps forward and one step back.

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An American Werewolf in London Is Still the Best Horror Reimagining. A look back at the 1981 thriller.

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NASA's Ambitious Plan To Save Earth From A Supervolcano. And we might produce usable energy as a bonus.

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The Devil’s in the Details of These Dark Miniature Scenes. Artist Frank Kunert makes beautiful dioramas, but they each have something weird going on.

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Why Lottery Winners Make Dangerous Neighbors. It's not because they attract burglars.

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Your City's 'Ghost Signs' Have Stories to Tell. Craig Winslow has a unique method of preserving old painted walls without affecting the building itself.

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Iconic Plague Images Are Often Not What They Seem. What a real plague victim looked like was worse, but not as easily conveyed in a painting.

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