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Adorably Sleepy Hedgehogs

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Watch a compilation of sleepy hedgehogs. There, that should put a smile on your face!
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Mouth-Watering Photos of Literature’s Most Famous Meals. I’ll take The Great Gatsby for lunch, thank you.
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6 Signs Your Cats Actually Run Your Home. These comics describe my house more than I’d like to admit.
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An interactive map shows what kind of music is popular in different parts of the country. The samples that show you what the different genres sound like are a confounding but funny bonus.
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Restaurants around the world with amazing views. If the food is anything like the atmosphere, these are special indeed!
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22 Common Phrases We All Secretly Hate. They’re all shorthand for “I have nothing better to say.”
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The Original Breaking Bad Ending Was More Of A Bloodbath Than The Actual Finale. It could have ended with no survivors at all.
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Boston and New York’s Bravest Are Brothers Bonded by Tragedy. Firefighters all over feel this way, but the two big cities are linked by their responses to terrorism.
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How to make homemade marshmallow Peeps. You decide the colors, the flavors, and what time of year they’re available!

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Morning Cup of Links: San Diego Comic Con News
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The Biggest San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Stories. The latest updates from every pop culture universe.

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Freedom Ride: a glimpse into the experiences of one group of the Freedom Riders of 1961.

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"Dude, where's my car?" Parents take to Craigslist for help after ‘doofy’ son loses car at Metallica show.

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Scientific Journals Publish Bogus Paper About Midi-chlorians from Star Wars, a reminder that not all journals use peer review or even proofreaders.

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Puzzlewood, Tolkien’s Inspiration for Middle-earth. The peaceful, green, 14-acre section of Gloucestershire is truly inspirational.

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How to Turn Your Used Electronics Into Cash. Read the comments, too, for the experiences of people who have used these methods.

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The Accent Whisperers of Hollywood. An influx of global acting talent must be taught to passably sound like Americans.

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Are You Bold Enough to Play Motorcycle Soccer? It's one of several sports mash-ups involving motorbikes.

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Always Wear a Helmet
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Powerful photos to remind you to always wear a helmet.

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In 1838, Missouri witnessed the “Missouri Mormon War.” It was the first of three armed conflicts before the Mormons found their home.

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Hippies, Guns, and LSD: The San Francisco Rock Band That Was Too Wild For the Sixties. The Charlatans were ahead of their time, but flamed out fast.

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Six "Common" Medical Conditions That Don't Actually Exist. Some of them were only named in order to sell you a cure.

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Remembering Hair-Raising Landings at Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Airport. Landing on runway 13/31 was so terrifying, the procedure was called the Kai Tak Heart Attack.

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The Scariest Rides At The Fair, Ranked By An Anxious Man. Mark Shrayber is terrified of carnival rides, yet he can't help but try them.

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The 100 Greatest American Cooks of All Time. Many of the cooks on the list have a full article about them linked, which could keep you busy for some time.

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12 charming coastal towns to visit this summer. Get away from the crowds of tourists for a relaxing getaway.

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11 Fashion Trends of World War I. With the men away fighting, women went for comfort as well as style.

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