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No TV And No Beer Make Homer Something Something

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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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The ‘Papasan’ Chair
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Tracing the Elusive History of Pier 1’s Ubiquitous Papasan Chair. The design has a particularly murky history, with many accounts of how and where it was originated.

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If Earth Was 50 Percent Larger, We Might Be Stuck Here. As it is, escaping the Earth's gravity is the hardest part of space travel.

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How Cellophane Changed the Way We Shop for Food. And made color its most important feature.

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One of the most common questions in American small talk is considered rude in much of the world. Don't ask a French person what they do for a living.

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What is the worst non-living thing you could put into a microwave? The Slow Mo Guys found it: an automobile airbag.

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As Paperwork Goes Missing, Thousands of Private Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Away. Some debts purchasers did not learn to avoid the documentation mistakes of the mortgage crisis.

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Against Home Runs. Fans love them, but too many can ruin the game as a whole.

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12 Strange, Yet Beautiful Fruits & Vegetables. Keep your eye out for these and you might find your new favorite food.

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The Dancing Horses of Vienna
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Lipizzans: The Dancing Horses of Vienna. They almost did not survive World War II.

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14 Netflix Hacks That Will Change the Way You Stream. Some tricks for getting the most enjoyment for your $7.99 a month.

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This is Why You Spend So Much Time Waiting at the ER. You can shorten that time by bleeding profusely.

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6 Throwaway Jokes That Ended Up Predicting Huge Plot Twists. It's almost like Hollywood is searching anywhere for new ideas.

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How the Guy Who Played Jar Jar Binks Survived the Fandom Menace. Ahmed Best landed the role of a lifetime and spent years paying the price.

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Pushing Buttons: In Our Divided America, Political Pinbacks Give Anyone a Voice. John Aisthorpe has been collecting pins since the Vietnam War era, and tells us the stories behind some of them.

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How Many United States Have You Visited? Make your own map to show others how many states you've seen at the Maploco Visited States Generator

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15 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Pool Lifeguards. They do a lot more than sit and watch swimmers. 

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