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Online Dating for Geniuses

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Facebook explains why it experimented on us. No harm done, unless you count the trust of users who don’t know if they were among those manipulated.
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Online Dating for Geniuses Only. Match.com and Mensa are collaborating on a way for those with high IQs and high expectations to meet each other.
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Buddy the dog gives a baby lessons in crawling. Just do it like he does, little girl, and soon you’ll be chasing each other around the backyard!
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A Colorado family set up a camera to see what was happening to their barrel of water. The images they got were priceless!
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The Best News Bloopers of June. NSFW language, despite it being live TV. Alcohol may have been involved.
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Why it’s time to stop the anti-spoiler paranoia. Our water-cooler discussions shouldn’t have to tiptoe around people who choose to delay their TV viewing.
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Legendary Disney animator Glen Keane returns with Duet, a beautiful sequence in which two babies grow up and discover each other. The three-minute film contains over ten thousand hand-drawn images.
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Natural childbirth is much, much more than a Brooklyn fad. You don’t have to give birth in the woods or underwater to object to modern medical intervention.

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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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Game of Thrones Has Changed the Real World
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6 Ways Game of Thrones has Changed the Real World. Even those who don't watch it know the characters as cultural metaphors.

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The Only Thing Worse than Watching an Offensively Bad Comedy is Watching One You Supposedly Wrote. A.J. Via got a movie deal and lost all control of the finished product.

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To Fight Smallpox in the Spanish Colonies, King Charles IV Sent a Ship on a Vaccination Mission in 1803. The expedition included 22 orphans carrying the fresh vaccine in their bodies to keep it safe enough to last the voyage around the world.

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For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers. Once he was toilet-trained and could dress himself, he could become a real boy.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It. A familiar term carries a lot of baggage, while a new term will encourage patients to just follow doctor's orders.

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Ben Stiller's Never-Ending Midlife Crisis. His new movie Brad's Status is the fourth that explores that theme.

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Sir Arthur and the Fairies. After a thorough but flawed investigation, the Sherlock Holmes author believed the Cottingley Fairies were real.

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