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Here are 24 creative ways teenagers are asking for a date to the prom. You can’t back out once it’s photographed, posted, and gone viral.
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A group that fights copyright infringement in software was caught using a pirated photograph in their ads. The photo was removed, but the hypocrisy has been well-publicized.
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Fans were excited to hear that there will be a movie version of Jem and the Holograms. But they are quite concerned that there are no women involved with the production.
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Two new puppies meet the very patient house cat, who just happens to look like Hitler. The cat knows they are just babies, but do they have to be so rambunctious?
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These Photos Show How Heroin, Cocaine, and Oxycodone Change Your Appearance Over Time. Faces can rot away even before you die.
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What do you do when you’re hauling an excavator and your truck runs out of gas? I bet your solution isn’t anywhere near as cool as what they did.
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The signs are pointing to a power grab in the Westboro Baptist Church now that Fred is dead. The new apparent leader isn’t even a Phelps.
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Adolf Hitler’s lifelong battle with stomach cramps and flatulence led him to hire a quack as a personal physician. But that was only the beginning of der Führer’s health problems.
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Going crazy in solitary. If you’re not mentally disturbed going in, you are likely to be on coming out.

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Dogs Deliberately Smile at Us
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Dogs Have Pet Facial Expressions to Use on Humans, Study Finds. They learn what we like, and use it to communicate with us.

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Harvesting Cork in Rural Spain. It takes 25 years from planting to the first harvest, then nine years until the next one.

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The Year of the Witch. Hartford, Connecticut, spent 1662 and 1663 in a frenzy to identify witches among the townspeople.

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Burger King Reveals the Uncomfortable Truth About Bullying in a Remarkable In-Store Stunt. The premise is goofy, but the last minute will get you right in the feels.

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What Does the Hamburger Helper’s Skeleton Look Like? Each possibility is more ridiculous than the last.

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A Catfishing With a Happy Ending. The man she met online was an impostor, but then she met the guy he had stolen a profile picture from.

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5 Weird Pieces of Vintage Parenting Advice. Aren't you glad we have all the answers now?

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The Haunted Hospital. Waverly Hills Sanatorium has been a TB hospital, a nursing home, a failed religious monument, and now a paranormal investigation site.

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When Movie Trailers Mislead
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7 Times Misleading Movie Trailers Didn't Align with the Film. The trailer's only purpose is to get you into the theater, where you may be surprised.

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Flowers Have Secret Blue Halos That Bumblebees Can See. The effect is produced mechanically instead of chemically.

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Searching for the Identity of San Francisco’s Mysterious Mummified Girl. DNA analysis and a painstaking records search have given her a name and a history.

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Charles Laughton in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The making of the 1939 film was an extreme experience for its star.

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Learn to Make Alien Facehugger Pudding Cups for Your Halloween Party. They have edible Alien eggs and facehuggers, they fizz, they glow in the dark, and they're delicious!

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From Folk to Acid Rock, How Marty Balin Launched the San Francisco Music Scene. More than just the founder of Jefferson Airplane, he encouraged the opening of clubs and auditoriums, promoted festivals, and welcomed bands from all over.

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The Wikipedia Markov Masher is a generator that will mix two Wikipedia articles together into a paragraph that almost, but not quite, makes sense in an artificial intelligence way. See some really funny examples here.

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11 Scientific Reasons Why Being in Nature is Relaxing. That's a lot of reasons to go outside today.

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