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I Know Where Your Cat Lives

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The map project I Know Where Your Cat Lives plots cats’ locations from data their owners did not realize was online. It’s a slightly less creepy way of letting you know how easy people are to track from their online information.
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Here’s why it’s important to know the blood types of video game characters. If you were in Japan, you’d already know.
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The Netflix series Orange Is The New Black has made orange prison jumpsuits kind of cool. That’s why a jail in Michigan has replaced them with striped pajamas.
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The Scopes Monkey Trial 2.0. The battle between creation and evolution is rising again in Dayton, Tennessee’s Bryan College.
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Here’s How Robin Williams Lost Parts In 4 Different Batman Movies (And 6 More Famous Roles He Nearly Had). Someone else was always there to snatch those roles away.
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Bradley Jansen recruited about 90 of his family and friends to propose to Emily Kaplan with a big production number. Why is the bride always the last to know?
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10 Things We Thought Were True Before the Scientific Method. We just took the word of smart men, who made things up.
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The World Science Festival has posted part two of their article on the atomic age. This one addresses the thorny ethics of nuclear weapons and nuclear power.
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Senior Living Communities came together to produce an 18-month calendar featuring residents illustrating their favorite movies, TV shows, and album covers. Grandpa looks good as a Ghostbuster!
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7 things the world's happiest people do every day. You could be one of them!

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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots?
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What Are Mercury's Mysterious Red Spots? Data from the MESSENGER probe proves the tiny planet is more interesting than we ever knew.

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How Antonio Banderas Conquered His Fear of Playing Picasso. The role of his hometown hero was intimidating before now.

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What Kind of Town Elects a Cat as its Mayor? The kind of town Talkeetna, Alaska, is.

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Where the Amish Go on Vacation. A neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida, is the place for an annual respite from normal work.

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8 Serious Hollywood Scenes That Looked Hilarious Before CGI. Don't let a look behind the scenes ruin your suspension of disbelief.

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A Cat Walks Into a Deli ... And the clerk helps him select a choice cut of meat.

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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838. The Mudfog Association proposed using automatons to provide immersive entertainment.

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler. Erik Jan Hanussen was a master at manipulating gullible people, up to a point.

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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published
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These Celebrities Weren’t Dead When Their Obituaries Were Published. The erroneous reports gave us some enduring celebrity quotes.
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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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The Hidden Dangers of Flexible Work Hours. When you can work any time, you risk ending up working all the time.

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38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays. We are still learning about them 402 years after his death.

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