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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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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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