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The Truth About Toilet Snakes

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The Grossest Thing In Your Toilet

… Might not be what you imagine. Do snakes, or other disgusting animals, really appear from time to time in toilets? I wish the answer was no.

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Stop It

Seriously. Quit it. Quit making these sounds. Now.

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Classic Sitcoms

You can watch some of TV's greatest sitcoms on YouTube.

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Go Deep

If you haven’t had your daily inspiration, why not relive the mind-blowing aphorism of SNL’s classic Deep Thoughts?

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They All Fall Down

Check out 275,000 dominoes falling down one after another. It’s rather amazing.

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SOME GAME!!!!!!!!!!!

This TV spot for the Star Wars Atari game is way more exciting than the actual game probably was.

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I Hated, Hated, Hated This Film

Flavorwire is celebrating Irrational Hatred Week by listing some films that their staffers despise. Mine is Million Dollar Baby. What’s yours?

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July 17, 1955: Disneyland Opens

Walt Disney’s dream was unveiled to the world 58 years ago today. Check out film of what it looked like two years later and some Disney property projects that never leapt to life.

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Einstein is Proved Right (Again)
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Deep in the Heart of Our Galaxy, Einstein is Proved Right Again. His theory of general relativity holds true even at the black hole near the center of our galaxy.

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"Total Eclipse of the Heart" Was Almost a Meat Loaf Song. It was written for him, but then detoured to Bonnie Tyler.

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The Atomic Bomb That Was Too Big To Use. The largest nuclear bomb ever made, Tsar Bomba, was actually a scaled-down version of the original design.

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6 Weirdly Specific Ideas Movies Have About Normal Bathrooms. You'll be surprised by the many times the same weird thing happens in a bathroom across different fictional worlds.

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What It’s Like to Apartment Hunt With a Boyfriend Who Has No Credit Score. He's a responsible guy, but couldn't prove it on paper.

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The 33 Most Romantic Moments In TV History. Get your hankies out.

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27 Hilariously Nasty Sounding Mushroom Species Names. They would be hurt by them if they had feelings.

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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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