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Colin Powell's 60-Year-Old Selfie

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Colin Powell's 60-Year-Old Selfie

"I was doing selfies 60 years before you Facebook folks."

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Who Wants to Crush Things In A Tank With Arnold Schwarzenegger?

Who doesn’t? Now let’s sweeten the pot a bit. Who wants to crush things in a tank with Arnold Schwarzenegger for charity?

He’s an American hero.

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Putting A Name With A Face

Finally all of those everyday emoji have been matched with the specific idea they’re trying to communicate.

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All the World’s a Joke

Time is back with their annual Ideas issue featuring interesting and innovative epiphanies from various celebrities and thought leaders. I particularly agree with the idea espoused by Key & Peele.

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Do Not Call Me Again

A telemarketer tells you exactly how to get rid of her and others like her.

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News Flash: The Oceans Are Large

And finding a plane in one of them is like trying to find a needle in a mountain of hay.

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Hot Films

A man was once trying to build an outdoor movie theatre in the middle of an Egyptian desert. The project was ultimately abandoned, but the progress still sits there for us to see.

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Based on A True Story

Biopics are one of the most popular and recurring film forms. Here is a rundown of the best and worst examples. Which ones were forgotten? I really enjoyed Blow, Man On the Moon, The Aviator, and a number of others that were left off.

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The Y Chromosome Is Slowly Disappearing
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The Y Chromosome Is Slowly Disappearing. At this rate, the male sex has only a few million years left.

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Why Brigham Young University Had a Secret Cola Vending Machine. The Mormon prohibition against certain drinks leaves a lot of room for interpretation.

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How Your Worst Fears Stack Up Against Reality. Select your top three fears, and the app will explain what your odds of dying from each one are.

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London, 1682 vs. Today. The Morgan Map has been overlaid with aerial views of the modern city for comparison purposes.

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The Boy Who Stayed Awake for 11 Days. A science fair project led to a world record that still stands.

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When Nixon Said “Sock it To Me” on Laugh-In. His 1968 appearance opened the door for presidents on entertainment shows.

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The Problem With Perfectionism. The competitive world of college has raised students' standards to a never-ending stress level.

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8 Forgotten Pie Recipes We Should Bring Back. We can make the world a better place with more kinds of pie.

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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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