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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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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
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How Antonio Banderas Conquered His Fear of Playing Picasso. The role of his hometown hero was intimidating before now.

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What Kind of Town Elects a Cat as its Mayor? The kind of town Talkeetna, Alaska, is.

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Where the Amish Go on Vacation. A neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida, is the place for an annual respite from normal work.

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8 Serious Hollywood Scenes That Looked Hilarious Before CGI. Don't let a look behind the scenes ruin your suspension of disbelief.

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A Cat Walks Into a Deli ... And the clerk helps him select a choice cut of meat.

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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838. The Mudfog Association proposed using automatons to provide immersive entertainment.

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler. Erik Jan Hanussen was a master at manipulating gullible people, up to a point.

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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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