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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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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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