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Breaking Bad on Ice

Breaking Bad on Ice

Watch "a figure skating homage" to the series.

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When Coffee Mattered

You think people care about coffee now? Just take a look at how particular people were about their coffee in the 1950s. Chances are if a woman back then made a cup of coffee for a man, she was in for a verbal bashing about it.

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Streaming and Screaming

Check out this list of the best horror films available to stream on Netflix. It even breaks them down into categories, from the traditional (“Good”, “Bad”, Classic”) to the more specialized (“Killer Animals”, “Anything Can Be Haunted”).

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Well, it Would Look Pretty Cool

The case for building a Death Star.

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Have You Seene This?

The Seene app allows you to create mind-bending 3D images on your smartphone.

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That’s So Cool

The Enviro-Cool Limited is a “reverse microwave that chills beer in 45 seconds”.

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All In A Day’s Work

How much does the US debt grow each day? This video gives you an idea of what the daily debt increase would look like if it were all dumped on a table in the form of gold bars worth $674,248 each.

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Dive In…

To these beautiful photos from the Cliff Diving World Series.

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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber
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BOB GALBRAITH, AFP/Getty Images

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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How Intelligent is the Alien Xenomorph?
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Robert Penn, Twentieth Century Fox

Just How Intelligent is the Alien Xenomorph? For a slimy, 8-foot insect, it had some canny strategies.

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Sharknado 6 Will Have Nazis and Noah's Ark, Which Seems Weirdly Predictable. Godwin's law should have come into effect long before the sixth film.

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Your Cortex Contains 17 Billion Computers. Our brains are much more complex than we've been told, and we have charts to explain them.

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Is This The Most Crowded Island In The World? A visit to Ilet a Brouee, a micro-sample of Haiti's unnatural history.

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Hilarious Guide To Dog Breeds That Will Help You Choose Your Next Dog. Comic artist Grace Gogarty captures the canine personalities you won't understand from mere pictures.

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Finding a Lost Strain of Rice, and Clues to Slave Cooking. Thought to be gone forever, a chef stumbled across a surviving crop of hill rice in Trinidad.

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29 Secrets Competitive Figure Skaters Will Never Tell You. But we found out anyway.

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This is What the Flu Does to Your Body. You feel like you've been hijacked, because that's exactly what's happening.

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