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Never Cross An Elf (And Other Lessons From Elf School)

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Lessons from Elf School

Iceland is home to an Elf School, where you will learn many interesting lessons about these mythical hidden people. One of the most important lessons: Never cross an elf.

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They Had What She Was Having

Meg Ryan famously “faked it” in a scene from When Harry Met Sally. For this prank Improv Everywhere sent 20 women to the Katz’s Deli, where that iconic scene was filmed, to recreate the act all at once. This is NSFW, in a totally fake way.

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McSlurry

This is a frozen McRib. Nope, never, not even once.

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I Need to Get Out More

These landscapes are so gorgeous it’s hard to believe they actually exist.

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Who Will Play Fezzik?

The Princess Bride will soon be turned into a stage play.

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Don’t Be A Rube

Learn more about the origins of 10 great insults.

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How to Enjoy Baseball When Your Team Really Sucks
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How to Enjoy Baseball When Your Team Really Sucks. There's always something good to focus on.

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Two Centuries Before Mandela, This Xhosa Hero Died Escaping Robben Island. Makhanda was arrested in 1819.

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Nikola Tesla's Cat and Other Feline Fascinations. Quite a few cats have left their mark on history.

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The Best Notes Found in Used Books. The marginalia includes criticism, recommendations, dedications, out-of-context communications, snark, spoilers, secret code, and jokes.

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Batman Wants To Join the Marvel Universe. But is he good enough to get in?

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See the Winners of the Dog Photographer Of The Year Awards. Judging must have been difficult, because they are all good dogs.

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These Drawings By J.R.R. Tolkien Bring Middle-Earth To Life. Was there no end to the man's talents?

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10 Travel Apps for Trotting the Globe on a Budget. The internet is a shortcut to finding the best bargains, no matter where you are.

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How James Cameron Crafts Perfect Sequels
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Aliens and Terminator 2: How James Cameron Crafts Perfect Sequels. There's still no hope for another Titanic story.

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How Exactly Does Binary Code Work? Learn how "off" and "on" leads to everything you see on the internet.

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25 Years Ago, Sleepless In Seattle Found the Romantic Hiding in the Cynic. Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks made a love story in which the principals didn't meet until the very end.

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When a DNA Test Shatters Your Identity. Unexpected results happen so often that support groups have formed to help people deal with the trauma.

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33 Clever Copycat Recipes For Your Favorite Chain Restaurants. These are particularly helpful when you live far away from those eateries.

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How Inclusive are Beauty Brands Around the World? Depending on where you live, you might not be able to find foundation makeup that matches your skin color.

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Community Plumbing: A Tribute to the Neighborhood Hardware Store. They are a reminder of how real-world skills can be developed to fix what's wrong.

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10 Movies That Were Banned in China. Some of the reasons might have you scratching your head.

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