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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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Dogs Deliberately Smile at Us
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Dogs Have Pet Facial Expressions to Use on Humans, Study Finds. They learn what we like, and use it to communicate with us.

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Harvesting Cork in Rural Spain. It takes 25 years from planting to the first harvest, then nine years until the next one.

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The Year of the Witch. Hartford, Connecticut, spent 1662 and 1663 in a frenzy to identify witches among the townspeople.

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Burger King Reveals the Uncomfortable Truth About Bullying in a Remarkable In-Store Stunt. The premise is goofy, but the last minute will get you right in the feels.

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What Does the Hamburger Helper’s Skeleton Look Like? Each possibility is more ridiculous than the last.

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A Catfishing With a Happy Ending. The man she met online was an impostor, but then she met the guy he had stolen a profile picture from.

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5 Weird Pieces of Vintage Parenting Advice. Aren't you glad we have all the answers now?

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The Haunted Hospital. Waverly Hills Sanatorium has been a TB hospital, a nursing home, a failed religious monument, and now a paranormal investigation site.

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When Movie Trailers Mislead
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7 Times Misleading Movie Trailers Didn't Align with the Film. The trailer's only purpose is to get you into the theater, where you may be surprised.

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Flowers Have Secret Blue Halos That Bumblebees Can See. The effect is produced mechanically instead of chemically.

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Searching for the Identity of San Francisco’s Mysterious Mummified Girl. DNA analysis and a painstaking records search have given her a name and a history.

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Charles Laughton in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The making of the 1939 film was an extreme experience for its star.

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Learn to Make Alien Facehugger Pudding Cups for Your Halloween Party. They have edible Alien eggs and facehuggers, they fizz, they glow in the dark, and they're delicious!

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From Folk to Acid Rock, How Marty Balin Launched the San Francisco Music Scene. More than just the founder of Jefferson Airplane, he encouraged the opening of clubs and auditoriums, promoted festivals, and welcomed bands from all over.

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The Wikipedia Markov Masher is a generator that will mix two Wikipedia articles together into a paragraph that almost, but not quite, makes sense in an artificial intelligence way. See some really funny examples here.

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11 Scientific Reasons Why Being in Nature is Relaxing. That's a lot of reasons to go outside today.

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