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These Ideas Have Life

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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50 Things to Know About Aquaman
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50 Things to Know About Aquaman. To be precise: About the Aquaman movie set to hit theaters in December.

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Barbie is Now a Woke Vlogger. For a toy fashion model, her advice for young women is amazingly spot-on.

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This Is Your Brain on Fatherhood. Only about 10 percent of mammalian species provide paternal care for babies, but those who do have a better chance of survival.

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What Does a Six-Legged Robot Flowerpot Do? It seeks out sunlight, water, and whatever else the plant may need.

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Hospital Food: Unappetizing Meals for Sick People. The switch from home convalescence to feeding a variety of inpatients is the reason hospital food is so bad.

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Are You a Money Ostrich? The first step toward understanding your financial situation is to stop avoiding it.

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The Secretive Mega-Companies Behind Your Glasses. Chances are that your lenses and frames are made by two companies that control the global market.

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10 Beloved Animals From Ancient History. Their monuments have lasted thousands of years.

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For a Brief, Glorious Moment, Camera-Wielding Pigeons Spied From Above
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Agence Rol, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

For a Brief, Glorious Moment, Camera-Wielding Pigeons Spied From Above. Julius Neubronner lost a pigeon and developed avian photography.

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How Many Nukes Would It Take to Send the Earth Spiraling Off Into the Sun? More than we have now, but we can still easily destroy ourselves.

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11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention. Building useful habits will make you more observant.

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A Classic Animated Film That Explores What Happens When No One Dares to Stand Up to Evil. The Hangman from 1964 illustrates a poem by Maurice Ogden.

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The Extraordinary Life of Martha Gellhorn, the Woman Ernest Hemingway Tried to Erase. She was the only woman on the beach at Normandy during the D-Day invasion.

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Dirty, Dishonest, and Badly Behaved: Sophia Jarvis, Victorian Maid. Did she stand a chance in court against her abusive employer?

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8 Questionable Decisions People Have Made to Keep Playing Pokemon Go. Two years later, it's hard to understand the mania that surrounded the game.

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