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Geeks Are Sexy

Textbook Vandalism

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Geeks Are Sexy

You Shouldn’t Vandalize Textbooks

But if you’re going to, do it in a really awesome way.

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A Movie Is Not A Movie…

Unless you watch it in one of these insane home theatres

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And If You Own the Indiana Jones Home Theatre…

You probably have plenty of ideas about what Disney should do with that franchise. Here are some thoughts on that.

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I Guess It’s Not An Honor Just to be Nominated

Grammy schmammy. Emmy schmemy. Not everyone is so impressed with entertainment awards. Here are some entertaining award show insults from pop culture.

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Listen Up: Why Aren’t There Many MLK Movies?

You’d think his story would be perfect for the big screen.

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Now This Is Junk Mail

Getting junk mail is annoying enough. Getting junk mail that references your daughter’s passing is just unthinkably awful. It’s really terrible to realize that deeply personal events are captured like a data point in a spreadsheet.

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Today’s Grab Bag Link

This is a good one.

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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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