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Photos of Atlanta's Apocalypse

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In Atlanta, everyone tried to leave, but many ended up abandoning their cars. Was it two inches of snow, or the zombie apocalypse?
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The snow in Atlanta and Birmingham caused such bad traffic that many were stranded on the road overnight. They may eventually end up on the list of the worst traffic jams ever.
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Watch All Of Sunday’s Super Bowl Ads Now, So You’ll Have Time To Pee Then. Once again, Doritos got five different ads with no production costs.
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The site of a Dutch fort built in New York in 1614 may be covered up by a new crude oil plant. The historic structure might be saved, if preservationists can find exactly where it is buried.
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A diligent cat defends the mail slot from a vicious daily attack by the mailman. He’s a hero in his own mind.
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Folk singer Pete Seeger passed away at the age of 94. So naturally, Twitter users mourned the death of Bob Seger.
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Freerunning Champ Tricks Out the Great Wall of China. Ryan Doyle has vacation photographs the rest of us can only dream about.
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Hipster nerds rejoice: you can now take a Dungeons & Dragons yoga class. Getting into a fantasy character may help you put your body through its paces.
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Everything we know so far about Avengers: Age of Ultron. We’ll have to wait until May of 2015 to know it all.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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The ‘Papasan’ Chair
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Tracing the Elusive History of Pier 1’s Ubiquitous Papasan Chair. The design has a particularly murky history, with many accounts of how and where it was originated.

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If Earth Was 50 Percent Larger, We Might Be Stuck Here. As it is, escaping the Earth's gravity is the hardest part of space travel.

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How Cellophane Changed the Way We Shop for Food. And made color its most important feature.

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One of the most common questions in American small talk is considered rude in much of the world. Don't ask a French person what they do for a living.

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What is the worst non-living thing you could put into a microwave? The Slow Mo Guys found it: an automobile airbag.

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As Paperwork Goes Missing, Thousands of Private Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Away. Some debts purchasers did not learn to avoid the documentation mistakes of the mortgage crisis.

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Against Home Runs. Fans love them, but too many can ruin the game as a whole.

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12 Strange, Yet Beautiful Fruits & Vegetables. Keep your eye out for these and you might find your new favorite food.

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