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The Map of Fictional Places

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Where Is Loompaland On the Map?

This map plots out a ton of fictional places around the world.

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Casey Kasem Counts Down the Letterman Top 10

This video of the late DJ providing the Top 10 list on The Late Show might be my favorite one ever.

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Do You Tip the Tablet?

Will tabletop tablet computers in restaurants take the place of servers?

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Flying High

These pictures show just how far airplane travel has come (or fallen) since the 1950s.

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A Different Kind of Bachelor Party

A group of men out for a bachelor party recently unearthed a 10 million year old mastodon.

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Emoji Fans Get :)

A whole bunch of new emoji are on the way. Why exactly are we replacing the English language with these?

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Football Flops

Sometimes the most entertaining part of a soccer match is watching the terrible acting by the players trying to draw the attention of the referee. Here are some really outlandish examples of players flexing their acting skills and flopping around on the ground.

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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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