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The Future of Food

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Chew On This

It’s the future of food mapped out in very digestible graphic form.

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Cat Lovers Unite

And showcase the power of your feline democracy by voting for The Friskies 2014. For each vote, Friskies will donate one can of food to cat shelters nationwide.

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The Opposite of Amazeballs

As someone with an English degree, I don’t know if I want to live in a world where “side boob” is an officially-recognized word.

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These GIFs Are Pretttttty… Pretttttty…

These GIFs are fantastic, but can we get some new Curb Your Enthusiasm already? We’re coming up on three years since the last new episode.

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Wrap Your Brain Around These

They’re 10 mind-bending strategy games.

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“Goo’Deevning”

You probably already know that Alfred Hitchcock briefly appeared in each of his films. Here are all of them in one supercut.

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That Burns

Here are six famous arsonists and how they got caught.

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Why Land on the Moon?
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Why Land on the Moon? A 1963 article lays out the arguments for space travel from two scientists.

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The Alaska Gold Rush’s All-in-One Miner, Hunter, Brewer, and Cook. Fannie Quigley became a legend for her abilities and hospitality.

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How to Repurpose Your Solar Eclipse Glasses. Keep them as a souvenir, or do some good by donating them to an educational charity.

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The 100 Greatest Comedies Of All Time. Do you agree at all with the rankings of 253 film critics?

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A Real Life Murder Mystery from 1933. Rheta Wynekoop was shot in the back, but the confession and evidence made a mess of the story.

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The Best Way To Read Tolkien's Hobbit And Lord Of The Rings Stories. You should go in the order in which the author dreamed them up.

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How America Forgot the True History of the Civil War. The story was whitewashed in the name of national healing, but it didn't really work.

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5 of History's Most Remarkable Teachers. They all deserve an extra gold star.

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The Real Gold Rush Wealth
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The Man Who Got Rich Off the Gold Rush ... Without the Gold. The folks who really prospered were those who provided goods and services to the prospectors.

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Five Elements and Substances That Turned Out Not to Exist. Science progresses with two steps forward and one step back.

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An American Werewolf in London Is Still the Best Horror Reimagining. A look back at the 1981 thriller.

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NASA's Ambitious Plan To Save Earth From A Supervolcano. And we might produce usable energy as a bonus.

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The Devil’s in the Details of These Dark Miniature Scenes. Artist Frank Kunert makes beautiful dioramas, but they each have something weird going on.

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Why Lottery Winners Make Dangerous Neighbors. It's not because they attract burglars.

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Your City's 'Ghost Signs' Have Stories to Tell. Craig Winslow has a unique method of preserving old painted walls without affecting the building itself.

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Iconic Plague Images Are Often Not What They Seem. What a real plague victim looked like was worse, but not as easily conveyed in a painting.

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