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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

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Two Centuries Before Mandela, This Xhosa Hero Died Escaping Robben Island. Makhanda was arrested in 1819.

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Nikola Tesla's Cat and Other Feline Fascinations. Quite a few cats have left their mark on history.

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The Best Notes Found in Used Books. The marginalia includes criticism, recommendations, dedications, out-of-context communications, snark, spoilers, secret code, and jokes.

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Batman Wants To Join the Marvel Universe. But is he good enough to get in?

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See the Winners of the Dog Photographer Of The Year Awards. Judging must have been difficult, because they are all good dogs.

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These Drawings By J.R.R. Tolkien Bring Middle-Earth To Life. Was there no end to the man's talents?

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Aliens and Terminator 2: How James Cameron Crafts Perfect Sequels. There's still no hope for another Titanic story.

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How Exactly Does Binary Code Work? Learn how "off" and "on" leads to everything you see on the internet.

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25 Years Ago, Sleepless In Seattle Found the Romantic Hiding in the Cynic. Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks made a love story in which the principals didn't meet until the very end.

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When a DNA Test Shatters Your Identity. Unexpected results happen so often that support groups have formed to help people deal with the trauma.

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33 Clever Copycat Recipes For Your Favorite Chain Restaurants. These are particularly helpful when you live far away from those eateries.

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How Inclusive are Beauty Brands Around the World? Depending on where you live, you might not be able to find foundation makeup that matches your skin color.

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Community Plumbing: A Tribute to the Neighborhood Hardware Store. They are a reminder of how real-world skills can be developed to fix what's wrong.

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10 Movies That Were Banned in China. Some of the reasons might have you scratching your head.

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