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Weekend Links: A Photobooth Mystery

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Talk about self(ie)-obsessed: One man patronized a photobooth 445 times over 30 years, and we have the pictures to prove it.

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One very skilled seamstress has made sure her daughter’s dress-up box blows every other child’s out of the water, constructing over a dozen replica Disney costumes (princesses, villains, and Mary Poppins alike) in miniature for a child who will inevitably be sad to outgrow them.

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Even in the midst of war, a group of Syrian artists have used remnants of their broken capital city to construct a multimedia work of art in Damascus that set a new Guinness World Record for largest mural.

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Disgruntled How I Met Your Mother fans will welcome the unofficial video that “fixes” the series’ widely unsatisfactory ending, allowing them to pretend that it never happened.

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Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen are acclaimed thespians, best friends, and shameless New York City tourists.

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It’s been a prolific 40 years since Stephen King published his first novel. 64 books later, how do all of his works stack up against each other?

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Identical twins may be look-alikes at birth, but not so much fifty years later.

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Yes, it's possible to open a bottle of wine with a shoe, but it's not easy. Maybe just buy a corkscrew.

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The Last Solar Eclipse
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The Last Solar Eclipse. There will come a time when the moon is too far away to produce a solar eclipse.

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Nebraska's Fearless Maid. How Minnie Freeman saved her students during the blizzard of 1888.

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Confessions of a Costume Curator. Historic garments carry the ghosts of the people who once wore them.

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This Infant's Size Confirms a Concern Doctors Have Had for Years: Large babies as well as small babies can be an indication of problems ahead.

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18 Science Fiction Spacesuits, Ranked. They may look cool, but how safe and usable would they be in real life?

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The Haunting Magic of Ghost Buildings. They aren't there anymore, but they've left evidence of their existence on the shared walls of the adjacent buildings.

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Technology Could Make Us Immortal. (But there will be consequences.)

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6 Unexpected Consequences of a Solar Eclipse. Be ready for them.

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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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