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Hilarious Victorian-Era Caricatures of Famous Intellectuals. The book Men of the Day shows us that poking fun at celebrities is not a new trend at all.
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Above Average brings us a one-shot short film that compresses all the common superhero tropes into four minutes of fun. The Hero Movie is like reading all the comic books at once.
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Here's Why Libraries Are More Important Than You Might Think. They are on the front lines in the fight against illiteracy.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Difference Between Weather and Climate. The analogy is him walking his dog on the beach.
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How Redditors Helped A Broke Father Watch His Oldest Son Graduate. It was a small campaign that meant so much to one family.
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Pilots and flight attendants confess dark secrets about flying. Planes are pretty safe, but far from clean.
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A judge gets upset with a public defender and offers to take it outside. Which is exactly what they do, and a few thumps later, the judge comes back alone.
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A History of Medieval Trial by Combat. It could be as gory as the TV version (contains Game of Thrones spoilers).
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If water is made up of hydrogen and oxygen, why can't we breathe underwater? Maybe we could, if our bodies were a little better.
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4 powerful things con men can teach you about persuasion. These tips can work with legal and beneficial undertakings, too.

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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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