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Animal Friendships

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25 sets of animal friends guaranteed to make you smile. And the dumb captions are occasionally amusing, too.
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A Crafty Fan Turned Frankfurt Airport Into An Imperial Starport From Star Wars. It’s so well done they didn’t even need to pass it off as “leaked footage from Star Wars VII.”
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A brief history of marijuana. Pot has a couple thousand years of documented use in medicine, industry, and recreation.
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America's 10 Most Unique Libraries. Magnificent, tiny, or artful, they all contain the stories and information we crave.
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10 Movies Based on Terrifying Real-Life Cases of Demonic Possession. How seriously you take those stories is an entirely different question.
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Insanely intricate sand art from 150 years ago. Andrew Clemens left behind fantastic jars that we hope no one ever opens.
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What do you do if you see a bear with a milk canister stuck on his head? A forestry worker in Wisconsin had just the right piece of heavy equipment to handle the situation.
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The real problem with mommy blogging. Lack of consent on a child’s part is the reason I decided years ago not to focus my blogging on the most entertaining part of my life.

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The ‘Papasan’ Chair
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Tracing the Elusive History of Pier 1’s Ubiquitous Papasan Chair. The design has a particularly murky history, with many accounts of how and where it was originated.

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If Earth Was 50 Percent Larger, We Might Be Stuck Here. As it is, escaping the Earth's gravity is the hardest part of space travel.

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How Cellophane Changed the Way We Shop for Food. And made color its most important feature.

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One of the most common questions in American small talk is considered rude in much of the world. Don't ask a French person what they do for a living.

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What is the worst non-living thing you could put into a microwave? The Slow Mo Guys found it: an automobile airbag.

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As Paperwork Goes Missing, Thousands of Private Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Away. Some debts purchasers did not learn to avoid the documentation mistakes of the mortgage crisis.

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Against Home Runs. Fans love them, but too many can ruin the game as a whole.

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12 Strange, Yet Beautiful Fruits & Vegetables. Keep your eye out for these and you might find your new favorite food.

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The Dancing Horses of Vienna
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Lipizzans: The Dancing Horses of Vienna. They almost did not survive World War II.

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14 Netflix Hacks That Will Change the Way You Stream. Some tricks for getting the most enjoyment for your $7.99 a month.

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This is Why You Spend So Much Time Waiting at the ER. You can shorten that time by bleeding profusely.

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6 Throwaway Jokes That Ended Up Predicting Huge Plot Twists. It's almost like Hollywood is searching anywhere for new ideas.

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How the Guy Who Played Jar Jar Binks Survived the Fandom Menace. Ahmed Best landed the role of a lifetime and spent years paying the price.

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Pushing Buttons: In Our Divided America, Political Pinbacks Give Anyone a Voice. John Aisthorpe has been collecting pins since the Vietnam War era, and tells us the stories behind some of them.

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How Many United States Have You Visited? Make your own map to show others how many states you've seen at the Maploco Visited States Generator

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15 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Pool Lifeguards. They do a lot more than sit and watch swimmers. 

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