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Our Favorite Butlers

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Flavorwire doesn't care too much for the new movie The Butler. Instead, they look back at other Favorite Fictional Butlers in Pop Culture.
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10 Perfect Facts We Learned About The Princess Bride From Rob Reiner. These tidbits will only make you love the film more.
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Wake up, sheeple! Hundreds of sheep in New Zealand got together for a political rally to let their voices be herd.
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The Sisters of Loretto in Kentucky are fighting to keep a gas fracking pipeline from running through their land. The singing nuns will have none of it.
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13 Reasons You Wouldn't Want To Live In Jane Austen's England. The unpleasant parts are mostly glossed over in her novels.
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Why People Throw Shoes in Afghanistan. “It’s the best way to express your hatred against ignorant and stupid people.”
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27 Ways To Eat Like An Adult In College. Or, more to the point, how to eat like a resourceful person in a dormitory.
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Why are smart kids more likely to do drugs? There are several possible reasons, and more than one may be right.
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11 Ways We Used Radiation in Everyday Life. Once people thought radioactive materials were safe enough to brush teeth with.

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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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