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The Best Snow Fort Ever

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Our Calvin & Hobbes cover was nominated for an ASME award! The voting is happening on Facebook and we could use your Like.
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7 Tips for Building the Best Snow Fort Ever. Build it right, and it may last until April.
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Following George Takei around the Sundance Film Festival is exhausting, even just reading about it. But going all day is what you do when you have a film to promote -even at age 77.
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8 Ways To Get A Fictional High. Literature addresses drug addiction by making up drugs that act any way an author wants them to.
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10 Fantastic Feline-Friendly Interior Designs. For the cat who has everything!
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Moms on Facebook can be hilarious, whether they are clueless or devastatingly clever. And this is why teenagers are leaving. NSFW text.
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The Arctic Ocean was once covered with ice and mostly ignored. Now that it's navigable water more of the year, international shipping rules must be hammered out.
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20 Essential Steps To Mastering The Zen-Like Lifestyle Of Bill Murray. Not that you could ever pull it off as well as he does -but it may be worth a try.
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What Happens to the Death Penalty When Lethal Injection Isn’t Quick and Painless? It starts to look like cruel and unusual punishment.
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Great white sharks live much, much longer than we thought. We just had to find the proper way to ask them their age.

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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups
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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups. Nature photographers fitted a meerkat with a camera to get a look inside.

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America’s Secret Ice Base Won’t Stay Frozen Forever. When the glacier hiding it is gone, environmental hazards will be exposed.

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All 11 Versions of the U.S.S. Enterprise, Ranked. With each described in excruciating detail.

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How Tennessee Became the Final Battleground in the Fight for Suffrage. The process was much dirtier than we ever learned in school.

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A Remix in Tribute to Han Solo. He had a lot of great lines over four films, so Eclectic Method gave them rhythm and rhyme.

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Ishmael Beah tells what it was like to go from child soldier in Sierra Leone to high school student in New York. His classmates couldn't figure out why he was so good at paintball.

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A Brief History of Credit Cards. They aren't as old as you might have thought.

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10 Allegedly Cursed Objects. Just keep telling yourself that all the bad things that happened around them could be coincidence.

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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber
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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber. When news outlets couldn't get to Montana in time, J-school volunteers went into action.

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Kottabos, the Ancient Greek Drinking Game. The skill involved was flinging wine from one's own cup at a target.

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An Acid Trip with Groucho Marx. Yeah, he did LSD. At age 77.

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How Creedence Clearwater Revival Became the Soundtrack to Every Vietnam War Movie. It's not only because those songs take you to that specific era.

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Owen KC Stephens tells a wonderful story about the time an elderly British couple wanted to learn how to play a Star Wars role-playing game. They didn't know what a role-playing game was, but they knew what they were doing.

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These Freaky Fish Can Turn Their Eyes Into Flashlights. The triplefin is tiny, but controls its own super power.

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Unauthorized Dwelling at Yale. Student Allan Kornfeld couldn't afford the dorm charges, so he lived in a campus ventilation shaft for his senior year.

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The Resistance Group That Battled Hitler With Words. The students who worked under the name White Rose paid dearly for their efforts.

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