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Batman's Craziest Covers

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Don’t Judge A Superhero By His Cover

Batman has been around 75 years. So, he was bound to have some really odd and interesting covers. Here are some of the weirdest.

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The Dark Knight’s Dark Side

Through his three-quarters of a century, Batman has always stood for true justice. Except, of course, when he brutally murdered people.

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Books That Are Out of This World

Amazon is planning to open a bookstore on the International Space Station. Totally. This is totally going to happen.

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The Town That Google Vanished

Agloe, New York recently just disappeared from the map altogether. But, did it ever actually exist?

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Geeks Eats

This Darth Vader toaster is really awesome. Is this an April Fools joke? I hope not. If it is, I will have to drown my sorrows in one of these nerdy beers.

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Foods Trucks Are Everywhere

They’re even on luxury boats. Someone is really missing the point here.

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No Feuds in This Family

In this old show clip a final contestant decides to just takes things into her own hands and win all by herself.

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Science Fools

Take a look at some of history's biggest scientific frauds.

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The Creative Routine

Check out this cool graphic that lays out the daily habits of some very iconic creative minds. I like that Freud’s schedule includes taking a walk at “terrific speed.” Maybe it was all the cocaine.

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

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I Wore A Mars Space Suit And It Was Exhausting. Living in an inhospitable atmosphere will be no walk in the park.

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John Ballou Newbrough's Orphan Utopia. His new Faithist religion was dictated by angels in the 1880s.

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The Game of Thrones Characters Need to Hang Out More. Battles and special effects are nice, but dialogue is where the show really shines.

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How WWII Saved The Great Gatsby From Obscurity. It took almost 20 years for the book to become a hit.

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