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The Simpsons Pay Homage: Part II

A few days ago I posted the video of movie references from seasons 1-5 of The Simpsons. Well, here is the inevitable, and quite enjoyable, follow-up.

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Endless Emotion in 140 Characters

In what is probably the most thoroughly-modern tribute ever, an NPR host honors his mother by tweeting from the hospital room as she passes away. The result is extremely touching.

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A Few Minutes of Mimicry

This guy pulls off 105 different impressive impersonations in just a matter of minutes.

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Be Honest With Yourself, Sports Fans

There are 16 different types of sports fans. Which kind are you?

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Arithmetic + the Apocalypse

The people that survive the coming zombie scourge may not be the biggest, fastest, strongest or most well armed. They may be the math nerds.

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Hit the Road

It’s not too late to get in a really cool summer road trip. Here are a few unique suggestions.

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The Tooth Knows the Truth

Would you wear a microchip in your tooth that alerts you when you are overeating?

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Crime Scene Granny

Meet the 67-year old woman that revolutionized crime scene investigation.

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10 Holiday Controversies
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10 Holiday Controversies. What were once personal choices are now public arguments about how it should be done.

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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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12 Heroic U.S. Military Chaplains. They didn't want to kill, but served by their own sacrifice.

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How Animals are Excavated at the La Brea Tar Pits
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Excavating 101 at the La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. See how paleontologists get those animals out of the ancient asphalt.

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Solving the Mystery of Lyme Disease. When a shocking number of children in one town developed rheumatoid arthritis, doctors and public health officials teamed up to find its cause.

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Horse Feathers: the Marx Brothers at Their Best. The 1932 film is better than its reputation.

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A Child Interviews Her Cat. Any cat owner can relate to the absolute accuracy of the cat's responses.

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10 Reasons Why We Already Know Rey Is a Skywalker. This speculation is derived from clues in The Force Awakens, and contains no spoilers for The last Jedi.

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The Netflix Movie A Christmas Prince is a Hit for All the Wrong Reasons. It might even be worth borrowing a Netflix password.

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Imagining the Jellyfish Apocalypse. As the ocean's ecosystems collapse, they are poised to take over.

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What Was FDR Doing On the "Date Which Will Live in Infamy"? Read how the president took the news of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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