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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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Einstein is Proved Right (Again)
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Deep in the Heart of Our Galaxy, Einstein is Proved Right Again. His theory of general relativity holds true even at the black hole near the center of our galaxy.

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"Total Eclipse of the Heart" Was Almost a Meat Loaf Song. It was written for him, but then detoured to Bonnie Tyler.

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The Atomic Bomb That Was Too Big To Use. The largest nuclear bomb ever made, Tsar Bomba, was actually a scaled-down version of the original design.

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6 Weirdly Specific Ideas Movies Have About Normal Bathrooms. You'll be surprised by the many times the same weird thing happens in a bathroom across different fictional worlds.

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What It’s Like to Apartment Hunt With a Boyfriend Who Has No Credit Score. He's a responsible guy, but couldn't prove it on paper.

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The 33 Most Romantic Moments In TV History. Get your hankies out.

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27 Hilariously Nasty Sounding Mushroom Species Names. They would be hurt by them if they had feelings.

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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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