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The Computers Will Be Taking Over

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The Machines Are Taking Over

Try reading this article about the coming singularity and not to be terrified.

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Pie in the Sky Sci-Fi

Maybe if the machines do take over they can figure out how to invent these gadgets. Are there any left out of this list that you’d  love to have?

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A Stylish Entrance

These gorgeous doors must always make an arrival feel special.

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The Little Movies That Could

Rolling Stone presents their list of the 30 best American indie films.

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Birds and Baseball Don’t Mix

Back in 2001, major league pitcher Randy Johnson was involved in one of the most unbelievable bits of bad timing when he tossed a fastball that hit and killed a bird swooping down low over the baseball diamond at the exact wrong time. It was the kind of freak thing you’d think could never happen again. Well, it did just happen again to a minor league pitcher.

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This Will Take You Back

DJ Jazzy Jeff remixing the Super Mario Bros. theme will make you feel like it’s the '90s again.

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The Random Funny: Comics and Coke

Joel McHale mocks Jerry Seinfeld by putting together his own series, entitled Comedians In Cars Getting Cocaine.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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The Man Who Made John Gotti the Most Powerful Mobster in New York
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The German Who Made John Gotti the Most Powerful Mobster in New York. Hitman Joe Watts parlayed his insider knowledge into both money and respect.

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Why Boaty McBoatface is the Meme that Just Won’t Die. The good news is that it may mean the end of naming polls.

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The False Cheer of Office Parties Can’t Cure the Loneliness Epidemic. In other words, don't rely on your workplace for long-lasting friendships.

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Inside Connecticut’s Secret Museum of Retro-Future Oddities. The Space Age Museum has aliens, robots, rockets, and spaceships that you'll only see online, as the museum is not open to the public.

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What To Do If Your Parachute Fails. Told in a hurry because you Googled this when it happened to you.

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American Employers' Mindless Obsession with College Degrees. Requiring one is a shortcut for eliminating job candidates more than a necessary career qualification.

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11 Beloved Movies That Were Box Office Flops. Many of them were way ahead of their time.

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