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Alexandra Crockett

Metalheads and Cats

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Alexandra Crockett

Adorable Photos of Metalheads and Their Pet Cats. And you can guess which one is more truly sinister.
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35 Odd Baseball Facts That Are Too Strange To Be Made Up. Just the thing to set the mood for the 2014 season.
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Brandon Ballengée is researching deformed frogs and how the environment may have caused them to grow extra limbs. His high-resolution scans of the frogs are bordering on art.
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Some people should just stay away from the kitchen. You’ll feel better about your lack of culinary skills when you compare yourself to them.
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Ford Does Donuts All Over The Lawn Of Cadillac’s Obnoxious Rich Jerk Commercial. You will relate to the parody much more than the original.
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9 Childhood Classics You Should Reread As An Adult. You’ll see a whole new level of meaning you couldn’t understand as a child.
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An 8-year-old girl proposed that South Carolina adopted the woolly mammoth as the state fossil. The idea became a political hot potato when creationists objected.
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10 pasta recipes every cook should know. And once you do, come on over to my house and try them out.
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Extraterrestrials and Cows. Why do aliens have an obsession with Earth’s farm animals?

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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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