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Weekend Links: The Ultimate Cosby Sweater Face-Off

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The official Bill Cosby Sweater Tournament is onto the semifinal round and still accepting votes. Argyle, cashmere, cardigan, or pullover: which sweater will reign supreme?

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An interactive map of the United States of Burgers recognizes each state’s best and most iconic burgers—although fans of lesser-known regional favorites are sure to have some beef with the decisions.

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Pope John Paul II will be declared a saint by the Roman Catholic Church.

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Johnny Depp has played various versions of oddball characters over the years, most of which required him to make some pretty weird faces.

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Audiences don’t always want a happy ending, as the astute directors of 12 films who nixed their more optimistic endings knew. After all, what would Dr. Strangelove have been without the end of the world?

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Some city names are best left untranslated. “Kuala Lumpur” sounds much nicer than “Muddy Confluence,” no?

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Even knowing full well what kind of visual trickery is going on in this dance video, it’s hard to see beyond the illusion.

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Maybe everyone should reconsider their flip-flop habits.

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12 Bizarre Inspirations Behind Star Wars Movie Characters. The creators have been asked time and time again where they got their ideas, and the answers range from goofy (literally) to sublime.

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2017 is the Year that Computers Became Phones. The way people use technology is driving the design of the modern desktop and laptop.

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How Zarafa, France’s First Giraffe, Became a Cultural Sensation. Artists across the country wanted to draw or paint her.

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The 6 Big Superhero Movies Of 2017, Ranked From Worst To Best. It's hard to disagree with such a short list, but some fans will.

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When They Tried to Collect on a Nonexistent Debt, This Man Fought Back. Andrew Therrien took the harassment personally, and set out to find out who was behind it.

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Competitive creative dog grooming is an activity that makes dogs into an art medium. The documentary short Well Groomed follows two creative dog groomers through the biggest such contest at Groom Expo.

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Ada Blackjack, the Forgotten Sole Survivor of an Odd Arctic Expedition. She didn't know how to shoot or trap, but she had to make it back to her young son.

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The American Savings Crisis, Explained. Even if we could build savings in this economy, it wouldn't be worth the effort.

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