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Edna's Best

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RIP: Marcia Wallace

Bart Simpson has been in the 4th grade since 1989, but soon he's going to be getting a new teacher. Marcia Wallace, the voice actor that played Mrs. Krabappel, passed away last Friday. Here are Edna Krabappel’s best episodes.

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The Sun Is Not Getting Hotter

That is just one of the silly climate change denial theories debunked in this video by Nerd Fighter and mental_floss contributor Hank Green.

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Killing to Preserve Future Death

The Dallas Safari Club is trying to save the endangered black rhino from being killed—so that future generations can kill them. And they’re saving them by letting you kill one of them.

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Stranger Than Fiction

There are a lot of shocking and horrifying movie murderers. Unfortunately sometimes the real things are even worse than what’s on the screen. No matter how dark and awful Hollywood gets, they could never think up anything as awful as these real life killers. Contains some NSFW and NSFDHB (Not Safe For Decent Human Beings) content.

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Where the Businesses Live

Did you know that there is a small, inconspicuous building in Delaware that is home to more than 200,000 different businesses? It’s one of the places discussed in this list of the 12 most powerful places on planet Earth.

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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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