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Movies As Math

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Movies As Math

If there was a Venn diagram describing people that will like this graphic, it would be one circle labeled “People That Like Charts” and another labeled “People That Like Movies” and the part where they overlap would be labeled “You”.
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Bad Dad

Fathers have the capacity to be amazing at a lot of things—just not telling jokes. Here are a couple of lists of horrendously awful dad jokes. They’re so unfunny you might laugh really hard.

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The Soldier That Wouldn’t Stop

Hiroo Onoda, a soldier in the Japanese army, fought in World War II. In fact, he fought in World War II all the way until 1974—some three decades after the rest of the world had put that war to bed—when he came out of hiding in the jungles of the Philippines.

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Score Big

If you show up in a few weeks at a Super Bowl party with this stack stadium, nobody will care about the game at all. You’ll be the true champion.

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Hope You Have Some Spare Time

The Simpsons is one of the greatest shows of all time, but it has been noticeably absent from the online streaming trend. Later this year all of that will change when all 500+ episodes will be available to stream online. If you’re interested, watching all of the episodes back-to-back in one giant marathon is going to take you about eight days.

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I’m Sure the Doctor Would Have Something to Say

Thieves recently tried to steal the cremated ashes of Dr. Sigmund Freud. That must say something about the thieves’ mothers, right?

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Go Nuts

If you’re a Nutella fanatic, you might want to whip up a batch of your own at home.

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Today’s Grab Bag Link

Here it is.

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A Sports Car is Born
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A Sports Car is Born. The story of that car you wanted as a kid, but thought twice about as an adult.

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The Quiet War Against Ownership. Manufacturers want to maintain control over the products they sell you.

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No One Will Bet Against Science on August 21. Even those who deny climate change will be headed to the solar eclipse totality zone.

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A Brief Tour of European Wedding Cake Traditions. You might want to use one to make your wedding more memorable.

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How the Internet Changed the Meaning of ‘Mamihlapinatapai.’ It perfectly summed up an incident we all know, but now is used to describe online behavior.

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Scientists Discovered a Trove of Volcanoes Hidden Beneath Antarctic Ice Sheet. It might be the densest area of volcanoes in the world.

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The Science of Suffering. Research indicates that trauma can affect your descendants for generations.

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10 Snack Foods Originally Sold as Medicines. While they didn't cure anything, they turned out to be pretty tasty.

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2017 College Football Preview
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Here's Your Crash Course on College Football for 2017. Catch up on everything you should know before the first kickoff.

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The Teenager Who Stole Queen Victoria’s Panties. Edward Jones made a reputation for himself by sneaking into the Royal Palace.

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The Stories Behind TV Production Company Closing Logos. The few seconds of video has no purpose other than to serve as a signature.

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High: 35 Years Later. Writer Cameron Crowe and director Amy Heckerling reminisce about the film that launched a dozen careers.

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Adam Ellis is coming to the realization that his apartment building is haunted. Even his cats know someone is there at midnight.

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The Surprising Origins of Kotex Pads. No one wanted to manufacture a product that couldn't be advertised.

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5 Perfect Accessories for Viewing the Solar Eclipse. And you have just enough time to have them delivered.

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This Super-Sweet Watermelon Has a Deadly History. Thieves risked their lives to steal Bradford watermelons in the 19th century.

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