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The Hobbit Wraps It Up

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Peter Jackson spent 15 years in Middle Earth, filming six epic Tolkien movies. Friday was the very last day of shooting, and the director shared it with all of us.
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35 Essential Life Lessons We Can Learn From Animals. With the properly adorable photo illustrations.
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Famous Directors’ Forgotten TV Projects. Alternately, you may have seen these and never realized who was behind them.
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See a collection of really bad tattoos. Some are misguided ideas, some are by obviously beginner inkers, and some are both. Oh, and some images are slightly NSFW.
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How Coffee Could Save Your Life. I'll drink to that -several cups every morning.
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Congratulations to the winner of the World Snail Racing Championships! The fastest snail logged a time of 2:47 …to go about a foot and a half.
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Someone Figured Out How Many Licks It Takes To Get To The Center Of A Tootsie Pop. Because science, and Tootsie Pops.
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From PTSD to Prison: Why Veterans Become Criminals. And how a new program might reverse the trend.
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The cruel, predictable outcome of fat-shaming. Negative comments and discrimination only make things worse.

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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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