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Snake-handling Faith

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Pastor Andrew Hamblin Would Rather Die Or Go To Jail Than Give Up Handling Snakes. But it ended when wildlife authorities confiscated his 53 snakes.
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Put boiling water in a Super Soaker and take it outside where it's -41 degrees. That's how you make your own cloud!
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50 Essential Movies About Exhilaratingly Bad Women. After all, they are the most interesting to watch, if not to put up with.
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The Lord of the Rings Versus Game of Thrones: The Ultimate Showdown. Is it a fair fight when one author is still writing his epic tale?
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A teacher lost 37 pounds by going on an all-McDonalds diet for three months. Apparently the whole idea spoiled his appetite.
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A photograph of the new Simpsons LEGO set has been leaked on a forum. Just the box has fans drooling over the 2523-piece set.
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What could beat -or eat- all the snowmen in the neighborhood? It's a giant snowshark!
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The Smartest Book About Our Digital Age Was Published in 1929. José Ortega y Gasset’s The Revolt of the Masses pegs modern attitudes towards information, opinions, and expertise.
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Watch Japanese scientists levitate things using nothing but soundwaves. The technology has applications for manufacturing, but wanna bet it will be a toy even sooner?

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Einstein is Proved Right (Again)
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Deep in the Heart of Our Galaxy, Einstein is Proved Right Again. His theory of general relativity holds true even at the black hole near the center of our galaxy.

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"Total Eclipse of the Heart" Was Almost a Meat Loaf Song. It was written for him, but then detoured to Bonnie Tyler.

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The Atomic Bomb That Was Too Big To Use. The largest nuclear bomb ever made, Tsar Bomba, was actually a scaled-down version of the original design.

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6 Weirdly Specific Ideas Movies Have About Normal Bathrooms. You'll be surprised by the many times the same weird thing happens in a bathroom across different fictional worlds.

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What It’s Like to Apartment Hunt With a Boyfriend Who Has No Credit Score. He's a responsible guy, but couldn't prove it on paper.

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The 33 Most Romantic Moments In TV History. Get your hankies out.

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27 Hilariously Nasty Sounding Mushroom Species Names. They would be hurt by them if they had feelings.

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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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