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Sci-Fi Dreams of the Super Rich

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“If I Had A Billion Dollars, I Would…”

If you’ve ever had a thought like that, you will appreciate these super wealthy individuals who are trying to make it so you can live forever, live in the ocean, go to space, and do some other insanely cool things.

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Being A Pro Athlete Is Great and All…

But being immortalized as a cartoon and being yelled at by Mr. Burns is way better.

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Made As You Wait

Add this french fry vending machine to this list.

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From the Mouths of Babes

Each of these 10 inventions came from the mind of a child. (Via Presurfer)

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Enough About Affleck

Sure he’s going to be the next Batman, but let’s stop bickering about it and focus on these behind-the-scenes facts about the Batman TV series.

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Speaking of A TV Series

Ben Stiller is turning his cult classic film Reality Bites into a series.

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Not So Fast

Hear the tale of a man who came back from the dead after 45 minutes when his son told him, "Dad, you're not going to die today."

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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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