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Don't Hit the Road, Jack

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You Know Jack

The internet is alive with rumors about Jack Nicholson retiring from acting. Hopefully, it's not true—but if it is, we’ll always have the memories of Jack Torrance and the Joker and Frank Costello and Melvin Udall and Colonel Nathan Jessup, and many more. And we’ll always have this NSFW collage of Jack’s great moments.

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Cheaters Never Win

But tricksters certainly do.

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Round These Parts

Regardless of where you live, there are definitely local legends that get passed around your little neck of the woods. Check out this rundown of the most mysterious local myths.

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To Share or Not to Share

There’s a parenting war raging on the internet. On one side you have people that post everything about their children online, all the way to the point that they create social media accounts for their infants. On the other side there are people that won’t allow one single piece of information about their children to hit the web.

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Waking Up On the Wrong Side of the… World

Sarah Colwill isn’t Asian. But one day she woke up thinking she was. Here she describes her experience with Foreign Accent Syndrome.

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He’s Not Acting

He’s actually dying. Whoops. Cracked recounts some amazing performances by thespians who weren’t actually acting.

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Goodbye, Badbye

Do you agree with this list of the best & worst TV finales of all time?

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Even Wild Things Read

These Maurice Sendak reading posters are really great.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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