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Recapping the Golden Globes

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The 15 Moments at the 2014 Golden Globes Everyone Is Talking About. And if you didn't watch at all, this list will keep you in the loop.
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The complete winners list from the Golden Globe Awards. Memorize this so you can act like you called it early.
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19 Quirky Conundrums Only Book Lovers Understand. I imagine most mental_floss readers can relate to at least some of these.
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People keep stealing Colorado's 420 mile marker signs. They came up with a creative way to stop it.
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A toddler girl meets her daddy's identical twin for the first time. Same face, same voice, and her confused double takes are just adorable.
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The Top Ten Cat Names Of 2013 (accompanied by adorable kitten pictures). The current trend is to name a cat what you might have named a child.
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Polar Explorer vs. Reality TV Crew. As Tim Jarvis recreates Ernest Shackleton's adventure, the cold and danger don't bother him as much as what he had to do to finance the trip.
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There are many birds that swoop down and catch fish to eat. The African freshwater tigerfish turns the tables and catches a bird to eat -and it's caught on video.
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Strangers can now email you without knowing your Gmail address. Here's how to stop that.

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Game of Thrones Has Changed the Real World
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6 Ways Game of Thrones has Changed the Real World. Even those who don't watch it know the characters as cultural metaphors.

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The Only Thing Worse than Watching an Offensively Bad Comedy is Watching One You Supposedly Wrote. A.J. Via got a movie deal and lost all control of the finished product.

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To Fight Smallpox in the Spanish Colonies, King Charles IV Sent a Ship on a Vaccination Mission in 1803. The expedition included 22 orphans carrying the fresh vaccine in their bodies to keep it safe enough to last the voyage around the world.

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For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers. Once he was toilet-trained and could dress himself, he could become a real boy.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It. A familiar terms carries a lot of baggage, while a new term will encourage patients to just follow doctor's orders.

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Ben Stiller's Never-Ending Midlife Crisis. His new movie Brad's Status is the fourth that explores that theme.

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Sir Arthur and the Fairies. After a thorough but flawed investigation, the Sherlock Holmes author believed the Cottingley Fairies were real.

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Great Stephen King Stories
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16 Great Stephen King Stories to Read This Fall. In case you want to scare yourself silly alone in the dark.

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Cowabunga! Strange Cow Stories. Bossy has gotten herself into some weird places.

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How Two Lesbians Fought the Nazis With a Typewriter. Lucy Schwob and Suzanne Malherbe kept up a propaganda war from their home in the Channel Islands.

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Can You Survive on Potatoes Alone? Maybe, but there are drawbacks to potatoes as a life-sustaining food.

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Why Back-to-School Season Feels Like the New Year—Even for Adults. The majority of people spend more than half their lives tied to the school calendar.

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A Visual History of Lunchboxes. Come for the nostalgia, stay for the trivia.

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An Austrian Ossuary Holds Hundreds of Elaborately Hand-Painted Skulls. The custom is a combination of memento mori and identification.

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A Brief History of United States Currency. Until the Civil War, money was printed privately by banks.

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