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Addicted to the White Stuff

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Addicted to the White Stuff

Are Oreos as addictive as cocaine? Perhaps.

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Why I Stick to Pools

This 18-foot long sea thing is more than enough to keep me on dry land.

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Big, Beautiful and Blue

But the oceans are more than just 18-foot long aquatic monsters. Check out these unique and amazing spots in the world’s oceans.

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The Search For Riches

In its early years Google was just a company with a brilliant idea, and no clue how to make money from it.
Today Google is so big and omnipresent that people use “Google” as a verb. So, how did that happen? Well, they sort of turned to stealing.

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Wish You Were Here

So you could enjoy my terrible sexism. Postcards from the past that portray male-female relationships in a rather taboo fashion.

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Hitting the First Note

These musicians definitely got started right. Check out this list of the best debut albums of all time.

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Gimme A Break

I love it when a comedian breaks character by laughing. Who doesn’t? Here Stephen Colbert breaks out of his Stephen Colbert to laugh as Stephen Colbert.

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Good Call

Referees in sports are best when you don’t notice them at all. But every once in a while it’s okay for them to step into the spotlight with an awesome moment like these.

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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups
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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups. Nature photographers fitted a meerkat with a camera to get a look inside.

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America’s Secret Ice Base Won’t Stay Frozen Forever. When the glacier hiding it is gone, environmental hazards will be exposed.

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All 11 Versions of the U.S.S. Enterprise, Ranked. With each described in excruciating detail.

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How Tennessee Became the Final Battleground in the Fight for Suffrage. The process was much dirtier than we ever learned in school.

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A Remix in Tribute to Han Solo. He had a lot of great lines over four films, so Eclectic Method gave them rhythm and rhyme.

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Ishmael Beah tells what it was like to go from child soldier in Sierra Leone to high school student in New York. His classmates couldn't figure out why he was so good at paintball.

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A Brief History of Credit Cards. They aren't as old as you might have thought.

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10 Allegedly Cursed Objects. Just keep telling yourself that all the bad things that happened around them could be coincidence.

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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber
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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber. When news outlets couldn't get to Montana in time, J-school volunteers went into action.

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Kottabos, the Ancient Greek Drinking Game. The skill involved was flinging wine from one's own cup at a target.

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An Acid Trip with Groucho Marx. Yeah, he did LSD. At age 77.

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How Creedence Clearwater Revival Became the Soundtrack to Every Vietnam War Movie. It's not only because those songs take you to that specific era.

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Owen KC Stephens tells a wonderful story about the time an elderly British couple wanted to learn how to play a Star Wars role-playing game. They didn't know what a role-playing game was, but they knew what they were doing.

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These Freaky Fish Can Turn Their Eyes Into Flashlights. The triplefin is tiny, but controls its own super power.

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Unauthorized Dwelling at Yale. Student Allan Kornfeld couldn't afford the dorm charges, so he lived in a campus ventilation shaft for his senior year.

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The Resistance Group That Battled Hitler With Words. The students who worked under the name White Rose paid dearly for their efforts.

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