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The Worst Movies Of 2013

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The A.V. Club's 15 worst films of 2013. Would you admit it if you saw these films, and let us know what you thought?
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The 23 Worst Photoshop Fails Of 2013. Where did they put all those missing limbs?
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YouTube's annual Rewind video is a collage of the music, people, and memes of 2013's biggest videos. With a soundtrack remixed by DJ Earworm, it flows like a river.
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David James Rimmer and Stéphane Beauregard take teeterboarding (extreme seesaw) to the next level. The first video I've seen in which portrait mode is appropriate for an action sequence.
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The new Tom Cruise movie Edge of Tomorrow is like Groundhog Day, except the day he relives over and over is the day he dies. That would make a real bummer out of waking up every morning.
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The Super-Stuffed Superhero Movie. Putting two, three, or more superheroes into a film makes fitting a plot together so much more difficult, and may alienate fans.
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Cul-de-sacs are killing America. Suburban layouts cut our homes off from the rest of our lives and makes us over-reliant on automobiles.
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Contrary, Lazy, or Subversive (but Funny) Christmas Decorations. These would fit right in in my neighborhood.

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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