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Hef's Homemaker Hobby

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Today I Learned On Reddit’s Today I Learned: Hugh Hefner’s Scrapbooking Obsession

The world’s most famous playboy also owns the world’s largest collection of personal scrapbooks.

Mark Twain was also obsessed with scrapbooking. In fact, he patented a scrapbook design.

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A Dropout Speaks

In this interesting interview, Bill Gates discusses his time at Harvard, the early years of Microsoft, and why Control-Alt-Delete was a mistake.

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Avoid Drunk Driving: There’s An App For That

This smartphone breathalyzer could help you avoid the biggest mistake of your life.

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Leftovers: There’s Also One For That

Think of it as the Craigslist of day-old food.

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Holy Crap

These are the biggest religious con men of all time.

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When I Was A Kid…

We didn’t have incredible, amazing toys like kinetic sand. Watch the video. It’s super cool.

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Note to Self: Don’t Get Into A Standoff With A Black Rhino

Always a good reminder.

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Biebs Between the Ferns

The ‘tween’s delight made an appearance on the internet’s most popular comedy series.

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Einstein is Proved Right (Again)
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Deep in the Heart of Our Galaxy, Einstein is Proved Right Again. His theory of general relativity holds true even at the black hole near the center of our galaxy.

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"Total Eclipse of the Heart" Was Almost a Meat Loaf Song. It was written for him, but then detoured to Bonnie Tyler.

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The Atomic Bomb That Was Too Big To Use. The largest nuclear bomb ever made, Tsar Bomba, was actually a scaled-down version of the original design.

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6 Weirdly Specific Ideas Movies Have About Normal Bathrooms. You'll be surprised by the many times the same weird thing happens in a bathroom across different fictional worlds.

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What It’s Like to Apartment Hunt With a Boyfriend Who Has No Credit Score. He's a responsible guy, but couldn't prove it on paper.

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The 33 Most Romantic Moments In TV History. Get your hankies out.

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27 Hilariously Nasty Sounding Mushroom Species Names. They would be hurt by them if they had feelings.

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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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