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How Long Will You Last?

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Do You Have What It Takes?

How long would you survive after the apocalypse? Would you become a warlord marauder roaming the desolate countryside - or one of the quick kills? Answer a few short questions and find out.

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People From the Past Think We’re Robots

Or at least they would if one of them could travel here and see a smart phone.

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A Once In A Lifetime Shot … Twice

This kid made a game-winning full court shot. And then he made it again just because.

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This Is Shocking

This iPhone case turns your phone into a weapon. Also, I’m sorry about the pun in the headline above. I’ll try to do better.

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Five Years Ago Today: The Miracle on the Hudson

Sully landed a plane on a river. I’m still amazed by that.

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Naming the Neighborhoods

Here’s how the different neighborhoods of New York City got their names.

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Today’s Grab Bag Link

Shrouded in mystery.

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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler
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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler. The Commuter is the latest of a long line of films in which the action star ruins transportation for everyone.

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Snow Rollers: Nature’s Winter Treat. Snow can naturally form into wheels, carpet rolls, or big boulders.

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A Former Gang Member Explains How Easy It Is to Join a Gang. It offers a sense of belonging when you don't get that at home.

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Hollywood Movies Renamed for Japanese Audiences. Some are funny, and some are better than the English title.

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Ladykillers: Murder Ballads and the Country Women Who Sang Them. The underappreciated who sang about the unacceptable eventually became hidden treasures.

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13 Quick and Easy Breakfasts to Jumpstart Your Winter Mornings. Something new will make the whole day go easier.

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11 Ways Advertisers Make Food Look Delicious. It's much more difficult than you might think.

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How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler?
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20th Century Fox

How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler? With the addition of lightsabers!

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The Mysterious Origins of the First Scandinavians. The tools they left behind suggested that migration may have come from two directions.

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When Quackery on the Radio Was a Public Health Crisis. From magic bracelets to goat gonad transplants, medical marketers got rich.

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Found: The Real Bullitt Mustang That Steve McQueen Tried (and Failed) to Buy. The '69 sports car had been in private hands since after the movie wrapped.

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When Did People Start Making Bread? A short history of the staple that feeds the world.

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How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations. First off, pretend you're a man.

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The Skillet. Susannah Nesmith beautifully chronicles the legacy of her great-great-grandmother's iron cookware.

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12 Cultured Facts About the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Knowing these will enhance your visit, whenever that happens.

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