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The Pugs of Westeros

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Pugs of Westeros sit, stay on the Iron Throne. An ad for Blinkbox dresses up three pugs in Game of Thrones costumes to make us all smile.
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Flying Foxes Are Real And They Are Terrifying. The grey-headed flying fox has a wingspan that can reach more than three feet!
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Do we really get wiser with age? Why yes -just ask any old person.
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You’ve seen cops on horses, motorcycles, and Segways. One police officer in Green Bay patrols his beat on a skateboard!
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Could Google become Skynet? Here are eight products that show the company is -or could become- that powerful.
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Eight lessons on premature celebrations. Don’t count your chickens before they hatch, and don’t wave before you cross the finish line.
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Colonel of Truth: The KFC Hoax and the Idiocy of Crowdfunding for Bullying Victims. Can we learn to help those in need without getting scammed?
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80 years of Hollywood technophobia. Technology is unfeeling, amoral, and often incomprehensible, which makes it the perfect villain.
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Four Feline Photographers. Cats are starting to take over the industry!

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Peanuts Aren't Nuts
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Why aren't peanuts classified as nuts? Turns out, they're closer to green beans than you think. Peanuts are biologically legumes.

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What This Company Is Offering Employees Is Raising a Privacy Debate. Would you let your company implant a chip in your hand?

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Your Roomba is Spying on You. The devices have been gathering information about your home, and that data could be more valuable to Roomba maker iRobot Corp than the sales of its vacuum cleaner.

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The Legend of The Fatal Sisters: Voodoo practitioner Marie Laveau put a curse on plantation owner De Coucy, swearing his bloodline would die out, but he ignored it.

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Are Helicopter Parents Ruining Summer Camp? Kids don't mind giving up their cell phones for the week, but it really bothers parents.

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He Thought Butternut Squash was Cheese: Funny observation of the daily struggles of customer service employees and the fact that the customer is not always right.

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Why you should vacation somewhere new, unexpected, and totally out of your comfort zone.

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15 Monumental Facts About the Lincoln Memorial. One tidbit: The project took a long and winding road from idea to finished structure.

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Morning Cup of Links: San Diego Comic Con News
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The Biggest San Diego Comic-Con 2017 Stories. The latest updates from every pop culture universe.

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Freedom Ride: a glimpse into the experiences of one group of the Freedom Riders of 1961.

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"Dude, where's my car?" Parents take to Craigslist for help after ‘doofy’ son loses car at Metallica show.

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Scientific Journals Publish Bogus Paper About Midi-chlorians from Star Wars, a reminder that not all journals use peer review or even proofreaders.

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Puzzlewood, Tolkien’s Inspiration for Middle-earth. The peaceful, green, 14-acre section of Gloucestershire is truly inspirational.

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How to Turn Your Used Electronics Into Cash. Read the comments, too, for the experiences of people who have used these methods.

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The Accent Whisperers of Hollywood. An influx of global acting talent must be taught to passably sound like Americans.

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Are You Bold Enough to Play Motorcycle Soccer? It's one of several sports mash-ups involving motorbikes.

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