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Dogecoin for Jamaican Bobsledders

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A two-man bobsled team from Jamaica has qualified for the Olympics. Internet donors contributed almost $30,000 in Dogecoin to fund their travel to Sochi.
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Didga the cat rides a skateboard around Australia's Gold Coast. Altogether, it was the best day ever.
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How I Met Your Mother Filmed Its Big Climactic Ending Almost Eight Years Ago. That had to make planning difficult when you don't know how long a series will last.
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10 European Churches Adorned With Human Bones. After all, there's only so much room in the cemetery, and people are waiting their turn.
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Researchers hid a camera in an egg among a colony of penguins. The camera was rolling when a falcon stole the egg and flew off, resulting in a great aerial view.
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Before you start too much heavy reading today, enjoy 32 funny pictures of cute cats.
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Watch the special effects reel for The Wolf Of Wall Street. There was a lot more fakery in the film than you thought!
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Queen Elizabeth is quietly cutting back on her royal duties and transferring some responsibilities to Prince Charles. Some see it as her giving an inch and him taking a mile.
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The many, many problems of the Sochi Olympics. The expense, the politics, the security concerns, and the lack of snow all make us wonder how the place was ever selected.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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