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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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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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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel
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Superman at 80: The Real Values of the Man of Steel. Action Comics #1000 celebrates the anniversary by reminding us of what the superhero is all about.

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North Carolina’s Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park and Museum. Detour your next road trip to enjoy this whimsical attraction.

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The Rise and Fall of the Hormel Girls, Who Sold America on SPAM. The drum and bugle corps made the act of eating canned meat feel patriotic.

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O Moldy Night: A Celebration of Molded Food. Outstanding dishes at an event in North Carolina ranged from the sublime to the disgusting.

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What It's Like To Be Latino In the U.S. The hyphen makes life difficult on both sides.

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A Real-life Lord of the Flies: the Troubling Legacy of the Robbers Cave Experiment. Muzafer Sherif manipulated boys at summer camp to hate each other in the 1950s, but they only learned the truth as elderly men.

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Ten Superstitions of Writers and Artists. They must have worked, since all these people became famous.

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On Pins and Needles: 11 Famous Knitters. The hobby never completely goes out of style.

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