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The Tetris Diet

Everyone's favorite falling puzzle game might be able to help you lose weight. If you’re looking to do just that, make sure you network with this person.

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M-A-R-A-T-H-O-N

The competitors at this spelling bee were so T-R-E-M-E-N-D-O-U-S and P-R-O-D-I-G-I-O-U-S that the judges ran out of words. I also just love that this entire article is made of nothing more than definitions.

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Little Mistake, Huge Result

The next time you make a very small, seemingly insignificant error, just be glad it didn’t lead to a World War. Check out these tiny flubs that had huge historical ramifications.

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Wish You Were Here

Cracked gathered 11 of the most absurd and disturbing memorials and tourist attractions around the world.

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The Holy Steal

The Pope recently admitted that he once stole something off of the body of a dead priest.

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On the Tracks

Do you love to write? Do you love to travel? Maybe you should apply for Amtrak’s Writer’s Residency.

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New CliffsNotes: What is Crimea?

What exactly is going on in Ukraine?

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Business Is A Cat Eat Cat World

Experience it through the eyes of Business Cat.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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