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The Missing Links: Like Taking Candy From A Child
Jimmy Kimmel has once again
asked his viewers to trick their children into believing they’d eaten all of their Halloween candy
Swapping the Suburbs
In this TED talk, Ellen Dunham-Jones discusses
the future of crumbling strip malls and underperforming asphalt
Because We Love Celebrity
We let them
shut down traffic to hit golf balls down a major traffic bridge
. We humans really do some curious things with our time on Earth. *
Twenty Years Later
The AV Club is showing a lot of love lately for the year 1993. Here they count down
16 pop culture windows into that bygone world
How Do You Pronounce GIF?
It’s a long-fought battle. See how most people
pronounce GIF, Data, Cache and other techy terms
King Tut’s Autopsy
Researchers feel that they have now determined that
King Tut died
while kneeling. And that his body burst into flames at some point. *
He Sort of Shoots, He Kind of Scores
This Kentucky basketball player scored on his own basket, but
he did it in such a cool way
that he should still celebrate.
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