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Living In A Bubble

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Life In A Bubble

Hear Jane Poynter describe her life living inside Biosphere 2 for more than two years.

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Drink These Up

If your morning coffee seems boring, maybe you need a more entertaining mug.

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Where Art Thou, Wiki?

These pages seemed really interesting, but are now gone.

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No Small Task

Next time you are moving something heavy (lift with the legs!) and feel the need to complain, give yourself some perspective by recalling the 10 heaviest objects ever moved by mankind.

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Sweeeeet

Napoleon Dynamite is a decade old and has now been immortalized in statue form. It doesn’t move, so it doesn’t have any nunchuk or bow hunting skills, but it does have all of the quiet majestic beauty of a liger.

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On that Subject…

Cracked presents the 14 most unintentionally terrifying statues in the world. Some NSFW content here.

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Spotted In A Store

As a married man, I sympathize.

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In Honor of Father’s Day

Check out the five worst fathers in the animal kingdom.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut. In 1966, Robert Lawrence, Jr. was selected for a space program you've never heard of.

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A Hubo Humanoid Robot Carried the Olympic Torch in Daejon, South Korea, on Monday. It showed off a bit by cutting a hole through a wall to pass the torch on.

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The Little Blue Pill: An Oral History of Viagra. A trial of the blood pressure medicine sildenafil had a strange side effect that made it world-famous.

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Banner Ladies: The Human Billboards of Yesteryear. Looking back on a peculiar advertising trend of the 1870s.

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The Surprising History of the Kimono. It went from simple body covering to cultural icon during the Edo period.

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Confessions of a Star Wars Nerd. No matter how much of a fan you consider yourself, there is always someone who will out-geek you.

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Incredible Photographs of a Doomed 1914 Antarctic Expedition. Over two years, they lived on a ship, on ice, and on an island before they could leave.

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