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Upsetting Vintage Recipes

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21 Truly Upsetting Vintage Recipes. These only existed so that you'd be grateful your mom didn't go to the trouble of trying them.
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Watch a salsa-dancing tarantula shake its butt and keep a steady beat. Relax, it's a Robugtix 3D-printed robot spider.
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The first Thug Notes of 2014 examines Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. The conclusion is the same as always: hormonal teenagers are crazy. NSFW language.
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What Happens When There Are Two Cats And One Heating Pad. There is no altruism among house cats.
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Hell Actually Froze Over This Week. The western Michigan town enjoys the attention it gets from its unusual name when the temperatures drop.
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Hollywood Declares 2014 the Year of the Bible. At least five Biblical movies are scheduled for release this year, with more following.
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13 Famous Authors’ Mugshots. One more life experience that later enriched their writings.
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Based on a true story? Fact-checking 5 Oscar contenders. You're okay as long as you don't rely on Hollywood to teach you history.
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10 Gorilla Guys. The main requirement for making a living by wearing a gorilla suit is that you own a gorilla suit.

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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups
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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups. Nature photographers fitted a meerkat with a camera to get a look inside.

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America’s Secret Ice Base Won’t Stay Frozen Forever. When the glacier hiding it is gone, environmental hazards will be exposed.

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All 11 Versions of the U.S.S. Enterprise, Ranked. With each described in excruciating detail.

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How Tennessee Became the Final Battleground in the Fight for Suffrage. The process was much dirtier than we ever learned in school.

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A Remix in Tribute to Han Solo. He had a lot of great lines over four films, so Eclectic Method gave them rhythm and rhyme.

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Ishmael Beah tells what it was like to go from child soldier in Sierra Leone to high school student in New York. His classmates couldn't figure out why he was so good at paintball.

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A Brief History of Credit Cards. They aren't as old as you might have thought.

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10 Allegedly Cursed Objects. Just keep telling yourself that all the bad things that happened around them could be coincidence.

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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber
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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber. When news outlets couldn't get to Montana in time, J-school volunteers went into action.

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Kottabos, the Ancient Greek Drinking Game. The skill involved was flinging wine from one's own cup at a target.

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An Acid Trip with Groucho Marx. Yeah, he did LSD. At age 77.

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How Creedence Clearwater Revival Became the Soundtrack to Every Vietnam War Movie. It's not only because those songs take you to that specific era.

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Owen KC Stephens tells a wonderful story about the time an elderly British couple wanted to learn how to play a Star Wars role-playing game. They didn't know what a role-playing game was, but they knew what they were doing.

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These Freaky Fish Can Turn Their Eyes Into Flashlights. The triplefin is tiny, but controls its own super power.

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Unauthorized Dwelling at Yale. Student Allan Kornfeld couldn't afford the dorm charges, so he lived in a campus ventilation shaft for his senior year.

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The Resistance Group That Battled Hitler With Words. The students who worked under the name White Rose paid dearly for their efforts.

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