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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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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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