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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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Dogs Deliberately Smile at Us
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Dogs Have Pet Facial Expressions to Use on Humans, Study Finds. They learn what we like, and use it to communicate with us.

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Harvesting Cork in Rural Spain. It takes 25 years from planting to the first harvest, then nine years until the next one.

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The Year of the Witch. Hartford, Connecticut, spent 1662 and 1663 in a frenzy to identify witches among the townspeople.

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Burger King Reveals the Uncomfortable Truth About Bullying in a Remarkable In-Store Stunt. The premise is goofy, but the last minute will get you right in the feels.

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What Does the Hamburger Helper’s Skeleton Look Like? Each possibility is more ridiculous than the last.

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A Catfishing With a Happy Ending. The man she met online was an impostor, but then she met the guy he had stolen a profile picture from.

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5 Weird Pieces of Vintage Parenting Advice. Aren't you glad we have all the answers now?

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The Haunted Hospital. Waverly Hills Sanatorium has been a TB hospital, a nursing home, a failed religious monument, and now a paranormal investigation site.

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When Movie Trailers Mislead
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7 Times Misleading Movie Trailers Didn't Align with the Film. The trailer's only purpose is to get you into the theater, where you may be surprised.

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Flowers Have Secret Blue Halos That Bumblebees Can See. The effect is produced mechanically instead of chemically.

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Searching for the Identity of San Francisco’s Mysterious Mummified Girl. DNA analysis and a painstaking records search have given her a name and a history.

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Charles Laughton in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The making of the 1939 film was an extreme experience for its star.

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Learn to Make Alien Facehugger Pudding Cups for Your Halloween Party. They have edible Alien eggs and facehuggers, they fizz, they glow in the dark, and they're delicious!

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From Folk to Acid Rock, How Marty Balin Launched the San Francisco Music Scene. More than just the founder of Jefferson Airplane, he encouraged the opening of clubs and auditoriums, promoted festivals, and welcomed bands from all over.

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The Wikipedia Markov Masher is a generator that will mix two Wikipedia articles together into a paragraph that almost, but not quite, makes sense in an artificial intelligence way. See some really funny examples here.

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11 Scientific Reasons Why Being in Nature is Relaxing. That's a lot of reasons to go outside today.

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