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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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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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The ‘Papasan’ Chair
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Tracing the Elusive History of Pier 1’s Ubiquitous Papasan Chair. The design has a particularly murky history, with many accounts of how and where it was originated.

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If Earth Was 50 Percent Larger, We Might Be Stuck Here. As it is, escaping the Earth's gravity is the hardest part of space travel.

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How Cellophane Changed the Way We Shop for Food. And made color its most important feature.

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One of the most common questions in American small talk is considered rude in much of the world. Don't ask a French person what they do for a living.

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What is the worst non-living thing you could put into a microwave? The Slow Mo Guys found it: an automobile airbag.

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As Paperwork Goes Missing, Thousands of Private Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Away. Some debts purchasers did not learn to avoid the documentation mistakes of the mortgage crisis.

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Against Home Runs. Fans love them, but too many can ruin the game as a whole.

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12 Strange, Yet Beautiful Fruits & Vegetables. Keep your eye out for these and you might find your new favorite food.

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