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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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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots? Data from the MESSENGER probe proves the tiny planet is more interesting than we ever knew.

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How Antonio Banderas Conquered His Fear of Playing Picasso. The role of his hometown hero was intimidating before now.

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What Kind of Town Elects a Cat as its Mayor? The kind of town Talkeetna, Alaska, is.

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Where the Amish Go on Vacation. A neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida, is the place for an annual respite from normal work.

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8 Serious Hollywood Scenes That Looked Hilarious Before CGI. Don't let a look behind the scenes ruin your suspension of disbelief.

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A Cat Walks Into a Deli ... And the clerk helps him select a choice cut of meat.

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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838. The Mudfog Association proposed using automatons to provide immersive entertainment.

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler. Erik Jan Hanussen was a master at manipulating gullible people, up to a point.

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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