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World Response to 9/11

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We Are All Americans: The World's Response to 9/11. Twelve years later, let's recall how the global community came together.
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It was once common knowledge that you cannot manufacture or even predict what will go viral on the internet. Jimmy Kimmel's fake twerk disaster video stunt appears to contradict that adage and may change how the video business works.
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Breaking Bad season five is 16 episodes long, with a months-long break in the middle, but iTunes considers it two seasons. That sparked a class-action lawsuit against Apple for charging fans twice to see the whole season.
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9 Most Sympathetic Villains In Books. The better we get to know them, the more we can relate to them.
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A guy with post-surgery amnesia meets his wife as a stranger. Lucky for him, he says the exact things any wife would want to hear.
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Can You Smoke Weed if Your Friend Is a Cop? According to the cops on reddit, it's no big deal.
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A cat playing with running water on a slippery bathtub is just tempting fate. He was so embarrassed he had to go hide.
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A rubber-jointed contortionist shows off his dance moves on the street. My knees and hips started aching just from watching him.
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Colorado is testing talking urinal cakes in bars to curb drunk driving. The idea is to test a guys's aim, but hearing a talking urinal will likely frighten many into calling a cab.
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4 ways to boost the dismal turnout in local elections. The part about passing out shots of Jim Beam seems like it would work.

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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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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