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Here are eight really interesting new ways to bury the dead.

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The United States of Brands

I don’t know if I totally agree with this U.S. map of famous brands. CAT instead of McDonald’s in Illinois? GM instead of Ford in Michigan? Sure, Apple is a huge brand from California, but bigger than Disney? I’m not so sure. What do you think?

Here’s another U.S. map. This one shows what each state name means.

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Snuggle Up to A Fortune

You will be so depressed about how much money the Snuggie has made that you’ll want to just curl up on the couch under a, well, Snuggie. That’s how they get you.

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It’ll Be Like You Beat the Black Sox

Just buy this and you can skip the parts where they intentionally lose and they all get banned and one of them shows up in an Iowa cornfield years later.

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Crazy at the Canyon

Nik Wallenda is far from the first to think of using the Grand Canyon as the setting for a dangerous stunt.

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The Sugarland Express

All aboard this train cake. This gigantic train is literally made of cake.

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Cabbage Circadian

It turns out vegetables can also suffer from jet lag.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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