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Buy Pee-Wee's Bike

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Straight From the Basement of the Alamo

Pee-wee’s bike is for sale on eBay.

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Got A Little Time?

Make sure you check out this animated short that explains why time seems to slow down and speed up at certain moments.

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Fore!

I am posting this article on the most extreme golf hole I’ve ever seen because I truly believe that someday, somehow the weather will be warm again and people will be able to get outside to do things. It has to happen. Right?

Also: Here are 10 unusual golf courses and 15 great mini golf courses.

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Disappearing Act

This infographic explains how to vanish from the internet.

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PC Disney

Check out your favorite Disney films, renamed to be more politically correct.

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Well, I Say

The monocle is on its way back.

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Be A Middle Man

It’s impressive.

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That's Genius!

In the lead up to 92Y's 7 Days of Genius program, Mental Floss's managing editor, Erin McCarthy, made some videos about her favorite geniuses. You can see her talk about some awesome female inventors in the video below.

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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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The Man Who Made John Gotti the Most Powerful Mobster in New York
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The German Who Made John Gotti the Most Powerful Mobster in New York. Hitman Joe Watts parlayed his insider knowledge into both money and respect.

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Why Boaty McBoatface is the Meme that Just Won’t Die. The good news is that it may mean the end of naming polls.

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The False Cheer of Office Parties Can’t Cure the Loneliness Epidemic. In other words, don't rely on your workplace for long-lasting friendships.

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Inside Connecticut’s Secret Museum of Retro-Future Oddities. The Space Age Museum has aliens, robots, rockets, and spaceships that you'll only see online, as the museum is not open to the public.

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What To Do If Your Parachute Fails. Told in a hurry because you Googled this when it happened to you.

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American Employers' Mindless Obsession with College Degrees. Requiring one is a shortcut for eliminating job candidates more than a necessary career qualification.

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11 Beloved Movies That Were Box Office Flops. Many of them were way ahead of their time.

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