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The Time Winter Lasted A Decade

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I Should Stop Complaining About the Winter

At least I’ve never been around when part of Halley’s Comet snapped off, fell to Earth and caused winter to last for a decade. That sounds like science fiction, but it might have actually happened.

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Why You Should Adore Your Mother-In-Law

Because she’s not one of these people. And you thought you had a hard time getting through a holiday meal.

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I Thought I Was In This?

It must be weird to spend months making a film and then when you actually get to see the finished product you realize it is nothing like what you thought it was.

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Not Your Everyday Internet Cat Content

As this article explains, the weirdest film at Sundance this year features a plot about:

A psychopathically cheery factory employee who heads home every evening to speak to his cat and dog, who continually debate whether he should kill more women. (The cat is for it, the dog not.)

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The Destruction of Smaug

Because he destroyed this book. But, still, it’s pretty cool.

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No Estate Is Complete…

Without an underwater ballroom.

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How to Enjoy Baseball When Your Team Really Sucks
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How to Enjoy Baseball When Your Team Really Sucks. There's always something good to focus on.

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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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10 Travel Apps for Trotting the Globe on a Budget. The internet is a shortcut to finding the best bargains, no matter where you are.

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How James Cameron Crafts Perfect Sequels
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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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