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The Dreaded Sound of "Mor"

Why is the 'mor' in 'Voldemort' so evil-sounding? You’ll be surprised at how many villains have the same phonestheme.
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Facts That Prove Nerds Rule The World. If you aren’t one, you may marry or work for one.
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A bottle nose dolphin came to a diver to ask for help out of a jam. No one would believe this if it weren’t recorded on video.
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7 Things to Know About the Final Season of Mad Men. The series returns on April 13th.
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Target’s embarrassingly Photoshopped swimsuit models ended up with body parts added or missing. Relax, no swimsuit can make you look this freaky.
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Cat Interrupts Yoga Session, Ruins the Mew-d. This is what happens when your video camera has a flashing red light on it.
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It’s a Sarlacc in Your Toilet! Robbie Rane made waterproof stickers that turn your toilet bowl into the Pit of Carkoon.
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Pyrophonia: Music on Fire. When your songs just don’t draw enough attention, set them aflame!

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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Scientists Are Pushing For a Ban on Killer Robots
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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Curious Case of the Law of the Tongue. When orcas help you hunt whales, it's only right to share the meat with them.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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