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The History of Hadouken!

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Hadouken!!!

If you were a fan of Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li and the rest of the gang from the iconic Street Fighter II, then you’ll love this oral history of the game.

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The Shot You Shoot Into the Shot

This oversized syringe-like contraption is used to inject a bunch of tiny sponges into a gunshot wound to stop the bleeding. This is pretty amazing.

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Too Soon?

Science explains that there’s a sweet spot when it comes to joking about tragedy.

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The Best of SNL

Rolling Stone has put together a list of the 50 best sketches in the history of Saturday Night Live. Do you agree with it? What should have made the cut and what should have been left off?

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A-B-C-D-F?

Why does the grading scale skip over the letter “E”?

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It’s Almost Too Easy

Want to pull off the perfect crime? Read up.

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But Just In Case You Get Pinched

The perfect crime is probably tougher than you think, though. So if you’re going to attempt it, you should go ahead and start learning these prison slang terms now.

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How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water
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How Jupiter May Have Gifted Early Earth With Water. Young gas giants throw debris toward inward planets, including hydrogen-rich materials.

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Brazil's Geography Problem. It's a big country with lots of people, so why isn't it a world power?

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The Science of Hearing. Our ability to detect and interpret sounds is due to an amazing and complicated biological system.

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Lucasfilm Might be Putting Future Star Wars Spinoffs on Hold. Solo's disappointing box office was a surprise glitch in the moneymaking machine.

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Why Women Say Nothing Is Wrong When Something Is Clearly Wrong. She has plenty of reasons not to share it with you right now.

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How to Decorate Like a Viking. Archaeologists have built a palette of the paint colors used on Viking homes and buildings.

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The Breastfeeding Zealots of the Neonatal Ward. Maternal lactation is pushed to the point of shaming mothers with hungry babies.

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9 Amazing Tiki Bars. A visit will cool you off even on the hottest day.

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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain
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Sneaky Ways Restaurants Are Hacking Your Brain. Check out 25 subtle tricks that make you spend more.

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Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border. A list of resources and organizations that need your skills, time, or money.

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice. While the days will only get shorter from here, temperatures will still go up.

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The Forgotten Chefs Who Made Chili Con Carne a Tex-Mex Standard. Women running their own businesses gave us an entirely new cuisine.

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You Would Never Expect Killer Whales to Appear Here. Arctic Ocean prey that once fed polar bears is fair game for orcas.

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Brooklyn's Defunct Domino Sugar Plant Opens as Domino Park. Pictures show how an old factory can become a community park and still retain its history.

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First Impressions. Tom Comitta took the first sentence from 268 New Yorker short stories, sorted them, and combined them into one surprisingly cohesive tale.

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Chain Stores. There might be one near you!

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