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Better Than A Snowman

Simon Beck
Simon Beck

The Northeast may be sick of snow already, but Simon Beck’s large-scale snow art may rekindle an appreciation for the powdery stuff.

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Save a little time in this new year by recapping the 68 biggest songs of last year in just 5½ minutes.

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Veronica Mars fans demanded that the much-loved adolescent detective return to their screens, and she's back in the first trailer for an upcoming movie.

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The humble cardboard boxes that harbor delivery pizza have grown increasingly advanced over the years.

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Face averaging technology has revealed the “real face” of Doctor Who over his past twelve regenerations.

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The first installment of The Hobbit trilogy was the most-pirated film of 2013.

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In 2014, resolve to learn how to make whipped cream, caramelize onions, sear meat, or wrap a burrito so it doesn’t fall apart.

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Regional dialect quizzes are a popular way to get people talking about linguistic differences, but this one is a little more unusual.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler
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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler. The Commuter is the latest of a long line of films in which the action star ruins transportation for everyone.

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Snow Rollers: Nature’s Winter Treat. Snow can naturally form into wheels, carpet rolls, or big boulders.

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A Former Gang Member Explains How Easy It Is to Join a Gang. It offers a sense of belonging when you don't get that at home.

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Hollywood Movies Renamed for Japanese Audiences. Some are funny, and some are better than the English title.

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Ladykillers: Murder Ballads and the Country Women Who Sang Them. The underappreciated who sang about the unacceptable eventually became hidden treasures.

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13 Quick and Easy Breakfasts to Jumpstart Your Winter Mornings. Something new will make the whole day go easier.

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11 Ways Advertisers Make Food Look Delicious. It's much more difficult than you might think.

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