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Why You Love It

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It Burns So Good

Here’s why you love Sriracha.

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Blue Bloods of the Sea

If you’ve ever received an injection from a doctor, the chances are you’ve benefitted from a sea creature with “a hidden chemical superpower”. Check out how horseshoe crabs have changed medical science.

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Rockin’ in the U-S-A

Here is the favorite band of each of the 50 states.

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The Man’s Middle Name is Hellion. Seriously.

Crispin Glover (George McFly, Bartleby, the most frightening Letterman guest ever) recently did a Reddit AMA where he shared a bunch of interesting insights and a talk show appearance where he discussed his disappointment at the ending of Back to the Future.

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Penny For Your Thoughts

Or maybe it takes 11 fake plastic pennies for your thoughts. It’s tough to tell because the fake money market is really volatile

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Timing Is Everything

Here are 50 photographs taken at the exact right moment.

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OK, So We’ll Leave This One Out of the Next Winter Olympics

These guys put on their Speedos, swim caps and goggles and were all ready for some snow swimming. It turns out that can get pretty cold.

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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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