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BatDad

Growing Up with BatDad

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BatDad

BatDad has four children and a Batman mask. Together they make parenting as exciting as crime fighting could ever be.
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Today is National Punctuation Day! Here are 13 little-known punctuation marks you might want to start using. Because sometimes periods, commas, colons, semi-colons, dashes, hyphens, apostrophes, question marks, exclamation points, quotation marks, brackets, parentheses, braces, and ellipses won’t do.
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Eric “Silo” Dahl has raised $18,000 for his college expenses through competitive eating. He probably also saves on grocery bills that way.
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The hole in the middle: 16 shows whose lead characters are their least interesting. It's much more fun to watch (or play) those wacky other characters.
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Ben's 4-year-old daughter Adelaide couldn't sleep because of fireworks noise. To distract her, they performed the most adorable duet you've heard this year.
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6 Castles That Cost Less Than An Apartment In NYC. If you're the kind who would ever consider buying an apartment in New York, this might be depressing.
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A wrestling match between Demetrius de Moors and Michael Lind won de Moors a national sportsmanship award. If you watch the video, your heart might swell and your eyes might leak.
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Naegleria fowleri is an amoeba that can eat your brain. The death of a four-year-old in New Orleans has public health officials (and everyone else) worried.
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Why atheists are starting their own global church. It has all the benefits of organized religion -except the religion.

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Morning Cup of Links: San Diego Comic Con News
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The Biggest San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Stories. The latest updates from every pop culture universe.

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Freedom Ride: a glimpse into the experiences of one group of the Freedom Riders of 1961.

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"Dude, where's my car?" Parents take to Craigslist for help after ‘doofy’ son loses car at Metallica show.

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Scientific Journals Publish Bogus Paper About Midi-chlorians from Star Wars, a reminder that not all journals use peer review or even proofreaders.

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Puzzlewood, Tolkien’s Inspiration for Middle-earth. The peaceful, green, 14-acre section of Gloucestershire is truly inspirational.

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How to Turn Your Used Electronics Into Cash. Read the comments, too, for the experiences of people who have used these methods.

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The Accent Whisperers of Hollywood. An influx of global acting talent must be taught to passably sound like Americans.

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Are You Bold Enough to Play Motorcycle Soccer? It's one of several sports mash-ups involving motorbikes.

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Always Wear a Helmet
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Powerful photos to remind you to always wear a helmet.

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In 1838, Missouri witnessed the “Missouri Mormon War.” It was the first of three armed conflicts before the Mormons found their home.

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Hippies, Guns, and LSD: The San Francisco Rock Band That Was Too Wild For the Sixties. The Charlatans were ahead of their time, but flamed out fast.

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Six "Common" Medical Conditions That Don't Actually Exist. Some of them were only named in order to sell you a cure.

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Remembering Hair-Raising Landings at Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Airport. Landing on runway 13/31 was so terrifying, the procedure was called the Kai Tak Heart Attack.

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The Scariest Rides At The Fair, Ranked By An Anxious Man. Mark Shrayber is terrified of carnival rides, yet he can't help but try them.

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The 100 Greatest American Cooks of All Time. Many of the cooks on the list have a full article about them linked, which could keep you busy for some time.

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12 charming coastal towns to visit this summer. Get away from the crowds of tourists for a relaxing getaway.

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11 Fashion Trends of World War I. With the men away fighting, women went for comfort as well as style.

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