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NFL Prospect Comes Out

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University of Missouri defensive lineman comes out. High-ranking NFL prospect Michael Sam is now on the road to becoming the first active gay football player.
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Exquisite Photos of Grandiose Movie Palaces. Franck Bohbot captures stunning images of theaters around Los Angeles that epitomize the old Hollywood glamour of movie-going.
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Free Play: An abstract playground for fostering creativity. Inspired by modern art, a father creates a series of nonspecific modular play structures designed to appeal to his daughters' imagination.
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Critics' early reactions to the Beatles. "Not even their mothers would claim that they sing well," and other reviews history has disagreed with.
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A mother responds to AOL CEO Tim Armstrong's controversial comments about "distressed babies." The mother of the very baby he was referring to.
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Answers to everything you might have been wondering about ski jumping. With lots of incredible photos, of course.
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Agent Anna Goodson commissioned a series of illustrations in support of gay rights in Russia. The mustaches are my personal favorite.
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How to mount a PS4 Vita onto the DualShock controller. A hack inspired by kids' desire for a portable device.

Miss Cellania is off this week.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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Game of Thrones Has Changed the Real World
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6 Ways Game of Thrones has Changed the Real World. Even those who don't watch it know the characters as cultural metaphors.

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The Only Thing Worse than Watching an Offensively Bad Comedy is Watching One You Supposedly Wrote. A.J. Via got a movie deal and lost all control of the finished product.

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To Fight Smallpox in the Spanish Colonies, King Charles IV Sent a Ship on a Vaccination Mission in 1803. The expedition included 22 orphans carrying the fresh vaccine in their bodies to keep it safe enough to last the voyage around the world.

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For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers. Once he was toilet-trained and could dress himself, he could become a real boy.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It. A familiar term carries a lot of baggage, while a new term will encourage patients to just follow doctor's orders.

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Ben Stiller's Never-Ending Midlife Crisis. His new movie Brad's Status is the fourth that explores that theme.

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Sir Arthur and the Fairies. After a thorough but flawed investigation, the Sherlock Holmes author believed the Cottingley Fairies were real.

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