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“Winners Don’t Use Drugs”

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There's a surprisingly elaborate history behind the “Winners Don’t Use Drugs” slogan that would appear on arcade games in the '80s. 

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This article about a vomiting machine (which has a very important purpose) contains this fantastic sentence: “Aerosolized vomit-pudding sprays out of its mouth, which stretches open in permanent retching position.” How can you not read about that?

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Who knew plants on pink could be a whole aesthetic? 

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Intriguing Headline of the Day: What Magicians, Con-Artists, and Scammers Can Teach Us About Humility and Humanity.

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Nature is beautiful and wonderful, but sometimes it’s just downright weird and scary. Take these bizarre natural disasters, for example.

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If you’re a professional treasure hunter, you really need to get to Florida because this team keeps finding gold coins.

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Ever wonder what goes on during stock photo shoots? The New Yorker sure does

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How Water Could Power Long-Distance Space Travel
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How Water Could Power Long-Distance Space Travel. It's a matter of separating the hydrogen from the oxygen.

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The First Murder Solved by a Fingerprint. La Plata, Argentina, had just set up their new fingerprint department.

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How an Army of Suffragettes Helped Save America From Starvation. The Woman's Land Army sent young women to faraway farms to bring in the crops.

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Full Color 3D X-Rays Are Here. They sound too cool to be real, but seeing one can also give you the creeps.

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19 Unwritten Rules That Everyone Seems To Follow. There are some things that everyone just does, even though they've never been told to, and they certainly have never been told why.

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On The Far Side. You loved the comic, but how much do you know about its creator, Gary Larson?

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How to Make the Perfect Glass of Iced Tea. However, this cold brew method is not compatible with the supersaturated Southern version.

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12 Secrets of Film Editors. We couldn't enjoy a movie without them.

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A Lemon Rolled for a Quarter Mile Down a Street
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A Lemon Rolled for a Quarter Mile Down a Street. And since the evidence is on video, many, many unproductive hours have been spent watching it.

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A Man Grew the World's Longest Fingernails Out of Spite. After 66 years, Shridhar Chillal finally got his 30 feet of nails cut.

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NASA-Designed Heat Shields Could Save Firefighters' Lives. Teams are carrying 40 prototypes as they battle wildfires in the American West.

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The Most Important Video Game on the Planet. Fortnite is so popular that its culture is spilling out into the real world.

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The Futuristic Skyscrapers of 1923 Were Supposed to Solve Traffic Problems. Like many people, those architects assumed we would soon have flying cars.

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Want to Become an Astronaut? There's an app for that.

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10 Nutty Proposals to Save the Planet. Some could eventually lead to plausible ideas.

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