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Ranking All of Mitch's Jokes

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“I Like Escalators…”

“Because an escalator can never break—it can only become stairs.” If you know this joke then you are likely a fan of the late, great Mitch Hedberg, and you will absolutely love this ranking of nearly every joke he ever told.

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Take It Slow

Check out the Slow Mo Guys setting off 150 mouse traps at once. It’s oddly beautiful and majestic.

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The Force Was With Him

Steven Spielberg knew that Star Wars was going to be bigger than one of his own films. So he made a bet on it with George Lucas, and that bet has made him an incredible amount of money.

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For the Win

A Florida news station got around a restriction on showing NCAA tournament highlights by recreating the game in a board room with a kids' basketball hoop. It’s very entertaining.

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Seems So Obvious Now

A teenage student came up with an insanely easy way to save the government hundreds of millions of dollars.

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TV Worlds Collide

Are Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead set in the same universe?

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It’s Opening Day

Sure, there were a few games last week in Australia and a game last night, but for all intents and purposes, today is opening day in Major League Baseball. So let’s celebrate America’s pastime by looking at the secret lives of umpires, a brief history of presidential pitching, and some famous stadium icons.

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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution
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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution. The story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein.

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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. You can make anything from imagination and royal icing.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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