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Frozen as a Horror Movie

Cold Blooded

Well, it’s about time. Frozen has been re-edited into a horror film trailer.

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Rock On

Will Ferrell is bringing back everyone’s favorite modern stone-age family.

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D.O.Actor

Chuck Lamb is trying to carve out a second career for himself playing a corpse.

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The Feud Is Just Beginning In This Family

This final round debacle on Family Feud is perhaps the most painful thing to ever happen on a game show. And here are a bunch of other entertaining answer fails from the show’s history.

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Yes You Can!

These books really believe in you.

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The Timeless Principles of Animation

When you see them depicted in this video, you will instantly recognize them.

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Beyond Fries

Here are the most ridiculous fried foods there are to be found at America’s state fairs.

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The Evolution of "Two" in the Indo-European Language Family
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The Indo-European language family includes most of the languages of Europe as well as many languages in Asia. There is a long research tradition that has shown, though careful historical comparison, that languages spanning a huge linguistic and geographical range, from French to Greek to Russian to Hindi to Persian, are all related to each other and sprung from a common source, Proto-Indo-European. One of the techniques for studying the relationship of the different languages to each other is to look at the similarities between individual words and work out the sound changes that led from one language to the next.

This diagram, submitted to Reddit by user IronChestplate1, shows the word for two in various Indo-European languages. (The “proto” versions, marked with an asterisk, are hypothesized forms, built by working backward from historical evidence.) The languages cluster around certain common features, but the words are all strikingly similar, especially when you consider the words for two in languages outside the Indo-European family: iki (Turkish), èjì (Yoruba), ni (Japanese), kaksi (Finnish), etc. There are many possible forms two could take, but in this particular group of languages it is extremely limited. What are the chances of that happening by accident? Once you see it laid out like this, it doesn’t take much to put *dwóh and *dwóh together.

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Beyond Plumbing: 19 Other Jobs on Mario's Resume
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Nintendo made news this week by subtly announcing that Mario is no longer a plumber. In fact, they're really downplaying his whole plumbing career. On the character's Japanese-language bio, the company says, "He also seems to have worked as a plumber a long time ago."

But Mario has always had plenty of jobs on the side. Here's a look at his resume:

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