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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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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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