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How The Daily Show Does It

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Selective Viewing

If you’ve ever wondered how The Daily Show and The Colbert Report manage to search through a sea of TV and pick out just the right moments, then check this out. The secret is SnapStream.

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We’re Taking Over

Yesterday I shared a new game that will allow you to design your own Mario levels. Now this news that Disney is releasing an app that lets you direct your own mini Star Wars scenes.

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They’re Taking Over

Check out io9’s list of 12 futuristic forms of government that could one day rule the world.

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Dad To-Do’s

Esquire offers up a list of 25 things every dad should teach his children.

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The Toughest High School Word Problem Ever

I can’t wrap my mind around the quotes selected by these two side-by-side seniors in their yearbook. I try to and my brain refuses.

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History Mysteries

The story behind 12 of history’s most bizarre photos.

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A Very Cold Assessment

Here’s everything wrong with Frozen. If you hate this movie, you’ll love this video takedown. Contains NSFW language.

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How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler?
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20th Century Fox

How Do You Make a Bruce Lee Fight Scene Even Cooler? With the addition of lightsabers!

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The Mysterious Origins of the First Scandinavians. The tools they left behind suggested that migration may have come from two directions.

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When Quackery on the Radio Was a Public Health Crisis. From magic bracelets to goat gonad transplants, medical marketers got rich.

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Found: The Real Bullitt Mustang That Steve McQueen Tried (and Failed) to Buy. The '69 sports car had been in private hands since after the movie wrapped.

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When Did People Start Making Bread? A short history of the staple that feeds the world.

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How Women Broke Into the Male-Dominated World of Cartoons and Illustrations. First off, pretend you're a man.

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The Skillet. Susannah Nesmith beautifully chronicles the legacy of her great-great-grandmother's iron cookware.

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12 Cultured Facts About the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Knowing these will enhance your visit, whenever that happens.

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Universal Pictures
Son of Frankenstein: Hitting the Horror Trifecta
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Universal Pictures

Son of Frankenstein: Hitting the Horror Trifecta. A perfect ending to the first great movie trilogy.

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It Wasn't Easy Being Green for These Mysterious Children in 12th-Century England. The village of Woolpit has never been the same since.

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The Strange History of One of the Internet's First Viral Videos. If you had an email address in the late 1990s, you probably received a video file titled “badday.mpg” at least once.

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The Contentious Burial of Bo-Bo, the Blenheim Spaniel of Civil War Hero General Daniel E. Sickles. His relatives didn't want the beloved dog interred in the family plot.

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Here's Why Your Body Stores More Fat in Certain Places. Hormones do it, but in an insanely complicated manner.

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Butterfly Breeder Romy McCloskey Saw One Emerge from its Chrysalis with a Torn Wing. So she got her tools together and performed a wing transplant.

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How to Get Your Procrastination Under Control. It's a matter of valuing the things you need to do.

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19 Times That Actors Have Been Injured On Set. Some of the scenes were then included in the finished film.

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