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Eurydyka Kata & Rafał Szczawiński

Name That TV Show

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Eurydyka Kata & Rafał Szczawiński

Can You Guess The TV Shows From Their Minimalist Posters? Symbols and icons should give you all the clues you need.
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The Affordable College Textbook Act has been introduced to the U.S. Congress. It would give grants to colleges to make textbooks available online to the public -and save students hundreds of dollars every semester.
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Jimmy Fallon turned the biggest pop songs of 2013 into a medley of clever holiday tunes. Rashida Jones and Carrie Underwood lent their talents to ensure the performance went viral.
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Whatever Happened to Great Holiday Films? The box office offerings this year are full of disaster and depression.
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Notable TV Character Deaths in 2013. This list contains spoilers, but is already short of some spectacular December passings.
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A kitten meets a bearded dragon and suffers the most adorable freakout ever. The bearded dragon manages to keep his cool, as always.
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Fictional anchorman Ron Burgundy guest-anchored for the non-fictional local newscast at KMXB in Bismarck, North Dakota over the weekend. Will he next show up at a local station near you?
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A dad takes his kids' drawings and spends his travel time adding color and depth. The results are family works of art!
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10 things we've learned about fat this year. None of it changes the conventional wisdom that we'd be better off with less of it.
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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. If that's not enough, here are 11 Clever and Creative Gingerbread Structures.

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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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