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The police chief in tiny Vicco, Kentucky, is set to be the first public servant in the nation to be paid in Bitcoin. It was his request, so why not?
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Daniel Kim mashed up 68 songs from the past year to create his annual Pop Danthology video. It's more upbeat than DJ Earworm's mashup, but 2013 still wasn't the greatest year for pop music.
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The first ever Rockefeller Center Christmas tree was erected in 1931, even before the center opened to the public. It was a marvel of restraint and economy, compared to more modern decorations.
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This Is What A Zombie Apocalypse Would Look Like In Australia. Hmm, surprisingly like a music video.
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For a Spanish class project, they made an outlandish telenovela parody, complete with melodrama, overacting, and product placement. Yeah, they got an A for it.
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Five Healthy—and Legal—Ways to Stay Awake Longer. Or you could address the reasons why you can't just take the sleep you need.
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The indignity of canine bath time. Photographer Sophie Gamand's portraits of wet dogs evoke our sympathy over their misery.
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A Bovine Gift from the Heart. It was meant to help the U.S. after the 9/11 attacks ...and it did.

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How Volcanoes Work. The U.S. has 169 "potentially active" volcanoes, but they're not all alike.

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The Internet is Learning an Important Lesson About Service Dogs. We know you're not supposed to pet them without permission, but what if one approaches you?

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That Time the U.S. Postal Service Tried Delivering Mail By Missile. It saved neither time nor money, but that wasn't the point.

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Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work Done. The world's most productive scientists and engineers worked only 10 to 20 hours a week.

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Postcards From the Honeymoon Capital Of The World. For many couples, the Poconos was where the Baby Boom began.

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The Dark Side of ‘Service With a Smile.’ Putting on a happy face when you're not feeling it can lead to mental and physical problems.

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A Horror Story About a Shower Curtain. Or it could be a comedy; either way, it needs to be filmed.

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What's the Difference Between a Broadway and an Off-Broadway Show? It's more than just the street address of the theater.

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The 100 Greatest YouTube Videos of All Time, Ranked
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The 100 Greatest YouTube Videos of All Time, Ranked. Watching them all will keep you too busy to argue about the ranking.

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Why Are There No Mosquitoes at Disney World? A lot of hard work goes into making sure you don't have to think about them.

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Wollemi Pines Are Dinosaur Trees. After flourishing for 100 million years, they had to be rescued from extinction in the 1990s.

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Why the Finns Don't Want to be Happy. Despite the highest quality of life in the world, they aren't going to press their luck.

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The Heyday of Penny Restaurants. The food wasn't free, because that would rob the transaction of its dignity.

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Forget the World Cup, Let’s Play Motor-Ball! Soccer played on motorcycles was exciting, but not at all safe.

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The Ultimate Guide To Buying, Wearing, And Caring For Jeans. They never go out of style, because they come in so many styles.

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10 Star-Studded Facts About the Hollywood Sign. It's been there, off and on, since 1923.

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