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20 Years of Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon

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It’s been twenty years since the birth of the game Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon. Now the actor tells how the game has affected his life.
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10 Fascinating Fictional Cities in Film. They got our attention, but you wouldn’t want to live in most of them.
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Watch two tree kangaroo joeys frolic in their foster family’s home. They’re learning the skills they’ll need to return to the rainforest.
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9 Novels Based On Extraordinary True Stories. For those who can’t decide whether they prefer fiction or non-fiction.
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If you’re going to get into trouble at school, it should be for something worth bragging about. Here are 24 of the coolest detention notes ever.
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Jennifer Lawrence took her best friend, Laura Simpson, to the Oscars. Simpson wrote about the odd experience of being the only non-famous person at the Awards.
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Barbie dolls aren’t selling like they used to. After 55 years, the reign of the fashion doll may be over.
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A brief history of Russia’s relationship with Ukraine. If they were on Facebook, they’d say, “It’s complicated.”
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A Tribute to the Grilled Cheese Sandwich. There’s no finer comfort food, and everyone else loves them as much as you do.

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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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