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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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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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