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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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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 Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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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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