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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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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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