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Those Aren't Pillows

New and Old Movie Review Club
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That’s No Towel!!!

There aren’t a ton of Thanksgiving-themed movies, but there is one really good one. If you are a fan of Planes, Trains and Automobiles, you’ll enjoy this list.

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Passive Bumper Stickers

This post is a great roundup of classic aggressive bumper stickers given a decidedly passive spin.

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Think You Know What Goes Where?

This morning Miss C linked to a post about British people trying to fill in a blank U.S. state map. If you think you know where each state is, give this game a try. It allows you to try to drag each state into its correct place. (I put Maryland way too far to the north. I’m ashamed.)

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That Sparkle In Your Eye

It’s not your kind, generous nature—it’s eyeball jewelry. Ewwwwwwwwwwww.

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Did Sammy Davis Jr. Really Only Have One Eye?

Fact-checking and providing context to the two-decade-old references in Adam Sandler’s "Thanksgiving Song."

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Monkey Pay Inequality Is A Huge Problem

Well, not really. But it does illustrate an interesting thing about humans.

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Welcomed Ads

If all advertising was this clever I don’t think people would really mind.

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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups
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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups. Nature photographers fitted a meerkat with a camera to get a look inside.

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America’s Secret Ice Base Won’t Stay Frozen Forever. When the glacier hiding it is gone, environmental hazards will be exposed.

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All 11 Versions of the U.S.S. Enterprise, Ranked. With each described in excruciating detail.

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How Tennessee Became the Final Battleground in the Fight for Suffrage. The process was much dirtier than we ever learned in school.

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A Remix in Tribute to Han Solo. He had a lot of great lines over four films, so Eclectic Method gave them rhythm and rhyme.

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Ishmael Beah tells what it was like to go from child soldier in Sierra Leone to high school student in New York. His classmates couldn't figure out why he was so good at paintball.

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A Brief History of Credit Cards. They aren't as old as you might have thought.

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10 Allegedly Cursed Objects. Just keep telling yourself that all the bad things that happened around them could be coincidence.

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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber
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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber. When news outlets couldn't get to Montana in time, J-school volunteers went into action.

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Kottabos, the Ancient Greek Drinking Game. The skill involved was flinging wine from one's own cup at a target.

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An Acid Trip with Groucho Marx. Yeah, he did LSD. At age 77.

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How Creedence Clearwater Revival Became the Soundtrack to Every Vietnam War Movie. It's not only because those songs take you to that specific era.

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Owen KC Stephens tells a wonderful story about the time an elderly British couple wanted to learn how to play a Star Wars role-playing game. They didn't know what a role-playing game was, but they knew what they were doing.

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These Freaky Fish Can Turn Their Eyes Into Flashlights. The triplefin is tiny, but controls its own super power.

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Unauthorized Dwelling at Yale. Student Allan Kornfeld couldn't afford the dorm charges, so he lived in a campus ventilation shaft for his senior year.

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The Resistance Group That Battled Hitler With Words. The students who worked under the name White Rose paid dearly for their efforts.

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