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YouTube’s Comment Crackdown

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YouTube will soon be rolling out changes to its famously unregulated comments section.

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Liu Bolin, the so-called “Invisible Man,” puts himself into his paintings—literally.

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Woody Allen has never been known for remaining suave under pressure. A supercut of every time the famously awkward actor/director has stammered in a movie takes a full 44 minutes to get through.

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In a battle between tactical genius Ender Wiggin and fearless competitor Katniss Everdeen, who would win?

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The San people of South Africa are the world’s oldest human population, and they’ve agreed to let their community be photographed.

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Which Dylan said it? Welsh poet Dylan Thomas or American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan? It’s surprisingly hard to tell.

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National Novel Writing Month, or “NaNoWriMo” to the initiated, takes place every November and spurs on thousands of aspiring authors, as well as inspiring the more cynical Twitter hashtag: #NaNoWriMoOpeners, which pokes fun at all the amateur writers taking their first forays into prose.

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R.I.P., print editions of The Onion.

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Where Did That Tuna Come From?
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Why You Should Care About Where Your Tuna Comes From. Pollutants are not the same across the globe.

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A Demonstration of How Water Acts in Space. Watch an astronaut blow fruit punch like bubble gum.

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I Wore A Mars Space Suit And It Was Exhausting. Living in an inhospitable atmosphere will be no walk in the park.

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John Ballou Newbrough's Orphan Utopia. His new Faithist religion was dictated by angels in the 1880s.

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How to Spot a Fake Viral Video. Begin with the idea that not every recording is true to life.

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The Bloody, Exhilarating Bonnie and Clyde Broke Taboos When it Hit Screens 50 Years Ago. It was historical fiction, yet resonated with the counterculture.

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The Game of Thrones Characters Need to Hang Out More. Battles and special effects are nice, but dialogue is where the show really shines.

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How WWII Saved The Great Gatsby From Obscurity. It took almost 20 years for the book to become a hit.

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A Sports Car is Born
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A Sports Car is Born. The story of that car you wanted as a kid, but thought twice about as an adult.

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The Quiet War Against Ownership. Manufacturers want to maintain control over the products they sell you.

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No One Will Bet Against Science on August 21. Even those who deny climate change will be headed to the solar eclipse totality zone.

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A Brief Tour of European Wedding Cake Traditions. You might want to use one to make your wedding more memorable.

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How the Internet Changed the Meaning of ‘Mamihlapinatapai.’ It perfectly summed up an incident we all know, but now is used to describe online behavior.

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Scientists Discovered a Trove of Volcanoes Hidden Beneath Antarctic Ice Sheet. It might be the densest area of volcanoes in the world.

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The Science of Suffering. Research indicates that trauma can affect your descendants for generations.

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10 Snack Foods Originally Sold as Medicines. While they didn't cure anything, they turned out to be pretty tasty.

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