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New and Old Movie Review Club

Those Aren't Pillows

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New and Old Movie Review Club

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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Morning Cup of Links: San Diego Comic Con News
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The Biggest San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Stories. The latest updates from every pop culture universe.

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Freedom Ride: a glimpse into the experiences of one group of the Freedom Riders of 1961.

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"Dude, where's my car?" Parents take to Craigslist for help after ‘doofy’ son loses car at Metallica show.

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Scientific Journals Publish Bogus Paper About Midi-chlorians from Star Wars, a reminder that not all journals use peer review or even proofreaders.

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Puzzlewood, Tolkien’s Inspiration for Middle-earth. The peaceful, green, 14-acre section of Gloucestershire is truly inspirational.

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How to Turn Your Used Electronics Into Cash. Read the comments, too, for the experiences of people who have used these methods.

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The Accent Whisperers of Hollywood. An influx of global acting talent must be taught to passably sound like Americans.

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Are You Bold Enough to Play Motorcycle Soccer? It's one of several sports mash-ups involving motorbikes.

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Always Wear a Helmet
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Powerful photos to remind you to always wear a helmet.

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In 1838, Missouri witnessed the “Missouri Mormon War.” It was the first of three armed conflicts before the Mormons found their home.

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Hippies, Guns, and LSD: The San Francisco Rock Band That Was Too Wild For the Sixties. The Charlatans were ahead of their time, but flamed out fast.

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Six "Common" Medical Conditions That Don't Actually Exist. Some of them were only named in order to sell you a cure.

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Remembering Hair-Raising Landings at Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Airport. Landing on runway 13/31 was so terrifying, the procedure was called the Kai Tak Heart Attack.

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The Scariest Rides At The Fair, Ranked By An Anxious Man. Mark Shrayber is terrified of carnival rides, yet he can't help but try them.

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The 100 Greatest American Cooks of All Time. Many of the cooks on the list have a full article about them linked, which could keep you busy for some time.

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12 charming coastal towns to visit this summer. Get away from the crowds of tourists for a relaxing getaway.

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11 Fashion Trends of World War I. With the men away fighting, women went for comfort as well as style.

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