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Super Mario In the Real World

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Super Mario in Buffalo

An animator added Mario, coins, pipes, and turtles into the real world of his parents’ house. Hopefully the last image foretells a sequel video.

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Weird Wikis

There’s a wikipedia page for almost everything. Here are some of the more curious ones.

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The Ministry of SIlly Crosswalks

If you’re going to cross the street in Ørje, Norway, you’re going to have to do it silly.

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The Early Show

Listen to a 21-year old David Letterman hosting a closed-circuit radio show as a student at Ball State University.

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Google the Album Cover

Take a classic album cover, drop it on top of Google Street View images and here’s what you get.

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When You Die

This animated video shows what happens to your body when you die and get buried in the ground, and it somehow makes the entire idea much more comforting.

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Funny Money

Go beyond bitcoin by learning about these nine other digital currencies. Just don’t actually invest in them.

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Oh My Godzilla

If you’d told me a few weeks ago that a new Godzilla movie was coming out I would be dying to see, I would have laughed at you. But this movie looks so cool, and I trust Bryan Cranston completely.

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A Lemon Rolled for a Quarter Mile Down a Street
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A Lemon Rolled for a Quarter Mile Down a Street. And since the evidence is on video, many, many unproductive hours have been spent watching it.

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A Man Grew the World's Longest Fingernails Out of Spite. After 66 years, Shridhar Chillal finally got his 30 feet of nails cut.

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NASA-Designed Heat Shields Could Save Firefighters' Lives. Teams are carrying 40 prototypes as they battle wildfires in the American West.

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The Most Important Video Game on the Planet. Fortnite is so popular that its culture is spilling out into the real world.

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The Futuristic Skyscrapers of 1923 Were Supposed to Solve Traffic Problems. Like many people, those architects assumed we would soon have flying cars.

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Want to Become an Astronaut? There's an app for that.

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10 Nutty Proposals to Save the Planet. Some could eventually lead to plausible ideas.

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12 Theme Parks Where the Danger is Real
A scene from Action Point (2018)
A scene from Action Point (2018)
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12 Theme Parks Where the Danger is Real. Thank goodness the parks themselves are fictional.

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Green Ball Adventure, a Sprice Machines Chain Reaction. Watch a charming combination of colorful levers, pulleys, dominos, and spring action, all powered by gravity.

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Lede-Buried Voicemails From Your Mom. Everyone has examples of parental communication gone wrong.

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How to Start Knitting (and Learn to Love It). Seek the enjoyment first, and the skill will come in time.

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The Oldest Color Produced by Living Things Is 1.1 Billion Years Old. The ancient cyanobacteria chlorophyll is strangely pink.

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Before Björk, There Was the Last Incan Princess. Peruvian soprano Yma Sumac had a six-octave range, but it was her exoticism that made her famous.

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Everyone’s Favorite Houseplant Only Wants to Die. Your pothos has lost the genes necessary for sexual reproduction, but is doomed to live as clones in millions of apartments.

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Dime After Dime: A Gripping History of Claw Machines. They've been irresistible for almost 200 years.

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