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The Three Penguin Stooges

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A Penguin Slapfight

I bet you haven’t seen one of those today.

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Terribly Stupid Toys

Count yourself lucky that your childhood never included any of these pointless action figures (Part 1 & Part 2)

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Nearly Hitler’s Killers

Seven decades after a failed attempt on Adolf Hitler’s life, the families of the would-be assassins speak.

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It’s A Saaaaaaaadder Day...

Don Pardo, the legendary voice of SNL, has passed away at the age of 96. Here is a post we did a few years back on his birthday.

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That’s One Way to Spend Money

A Ferrari just became the highest priced auction car ever, selling for $38 million.

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When Is Stealing Not Stealing?

When it's fair use. Well then what are copyrights for? And trademarks? Let Hank Green sort it all out for you.

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The Potato Salad Payoff

The man who turned a hankering for some spud salad into a fortune on Kickstarter is planning a whole event now called PotatoStock—and it will benefit a good cause.

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Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
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Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked. There are 79 to choose from, with critiques.

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Academic Publishing is Headed for a Day of Reckoning. When you must pay to publish and then pay to read, how can we afford to learn science?

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12 Bizarre Inspirations Behind Star Wars Movie Characters. The creators have been asked time and time again where they got their ideas, and the answers range from goofy (literally) to sublime.

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The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone. It's become an arms race for unnecessary job credentials.

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2017 is the Year that Computers Became Phones. The way people use technology is driving the design of the modern desktop and laptop.

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15 Things You Might Not Know About Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man. The mathematical sketch was a personal note that became one of the artist's most famous works.

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10 Holiday Controversies
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10 Holiday Controversies. What were once personal choices are now public arguments about how it should be done.

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How Zarafa, France’s First Giraffe, Became a Cultural Sensation. Artists across the country wanted to draw or paint her.

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The 6 Big Superhero Movies Of 2017, Ranked From Worst To Best. It's hard to disagree with such a short list, but some fans will.

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When They Tried to Collect on a Nonexistent Debt, This Man Fought Back. Andrew Therrien took the harassment personally, and set out to find out who was behind it.

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Competitive creative dog grooming is an activity that makes dogs into an art medium. The documentary short Well Groomed follows two creative dog groomers through the biggest such contest at Groom Expo.

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Ada Blackjack, the Forgotten Sole Survivor of an Odd Arctic Expedition. She didn't know how to shoot or trap, but she had to make it back to her young son.

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The American Savings Crisis, Explained. Even if we could build savings in this economy, it wouldn't be worth the effort.

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12 Heroic U.S. Military Chaplains. They didn't want to kill, but served by their own sacrifice.

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