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“You Ever Dance With the Devil in the Pale Moonlight?

Can you believe that this year marks 25 years since Jack Nicholson’s Joker terrorized Gotham City? Metafilter has put together an incredible groups of links to stories, documentaries, trivia and retrospectives on the film that reinvented the Dark Knight on the silver screen.

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Man in the Middle

Read the odd tale of Jacques-André Istel, who resides (according to him) at the center of the Earth.

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Inside the Sled

In case the last few days made you wonder, here’s what the inside of a bobsled looks like.

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Got A Case of the Mondays?

How did Bill Lumbergh and the rest of the staff at Initech influence how people think about work?

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Little Bit of Awesome

Check out these movies boiled down into 8-bit GIFs.

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And It Is Definitely A Delight

Jimmy Fallon has a habit of turning NBC News anchor Brian Williams into a rapper. This time, Fallon had Williams and NBC colleague Lester Holt doing "Rapper’s Delight," and it's probably the best version yet.

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Homespun Wisdom

Not all of the old wives’ tales are nonsensical. These bits of folksy wisdom are actually true.

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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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