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Every City Is the Same

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There’s A Feeling In the Air That You Can’t Get Anywhere Except...

… In [Milwaukee/Phoenix/Calgary/Pretty Much Anywhere]. The worst way to express your uniqueness and individuality as a city is to use the exact same theme song that tons of other cities use. Watch the first video in this collection and then just let it keep loading new ones. It gets more funny as each new one starts.

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This Is Some Heavy Stuff

Here are 20 interesting things you never knew about gravity.

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King of the Stat Nerds

Everyone’s favorite number cruncher, Nate Silver, is leaving the New York Times and going to work for ESPN. Here’s how they landed his math skills.

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Speaking of Numbers

Detroit has a lot of bad looking numbers right now. What have other bankrupt cities done to get back to even?

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Not A Bear Market

I hope the Motor City isn’t planning to generate money by selling Beanie Babies.

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The Meltdowns Continue

This morning Miss C. gave you Hollywood’s most memorable meltdowns. Now how about the most memorable athlete meltdowns.

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Highlights of the Con

Comic-Con featured a number of cool announcements and some insanely-priced items.

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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain
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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

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Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

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The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

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You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

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Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

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First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

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How Volcanoes Work
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How Volcanoes Work. The U.S. has 169 "potentially active" volcanoes, but they're not all alike.

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The Internet is Learning an Important Lesson About Service Dogs. We know you're not supposed to pet them without permission, but what if one approaches you?

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That Time the U.S. Postal Service Tried Delivering Mail By Missile. It saved neither time nor money, but that wasn't the point.

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Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work Done. The world's most productive scientists and engineers worked only 10 to 20 hours a week.

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Postcards From the Honeymoon Capital Of The World. For many couples, the Poconos was where the Baby Boom began.

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The Dark Side of ‘Service With a Smile.’ Putting on a happy face when you're not feeling it can lead to mental and physical problems.

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A Horror Story About a Shower Curtain. Or it could be a comedy; either way, it needs to be filmed.

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What's the Difference Between a Broadway and an Off-Broadway Show? It's more than just the street address of the theater.

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