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A Much Worse Thing to Put Your Tongue On

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Not Even On A Triple Dog Dare

There isn’t a type of dare that’s been invented that could get me to put my tongue on any part of a NYC subway car. But this kid did, as a reenactment of the famous stuck tongue scene in A Christmas Story.

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He’s Right. I Can’t Believe It.

Bill Murray is like some sort of Celebrity Sasquatch. He supposedly appears before odd subsets of people, who swear he was there and can describe exactly what he looked like and what he did. Here’s what a night with him is (supposedly) like.

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That Thomas Edison, What A Failure

I mean, besides the light bulb, the phonograph and the movie camera, what did that guy ever do right? Not these things.

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The Bestest

Check out the best TV moments of 2013, the best comedy albums of 2013, the top 10 Lifehacker lists of 2013 and, hell, the top 10 everything of 2013.

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For the Rest of Us

There’s a Festivus Google trick. Go try it or else you'll hear about it in the Airing of Grievances.

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Hysterical Strength?

Fact or fiction?

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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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