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Awesome Backyard Sledding Luge

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These kids have a homemade sledding luge run in their backyard. Suddenly I realize that my childhood was missing something. 

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The Doomsday Clock is designed to give an indication of how close the world is to irrevocable disaster. We are apparently really close.

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The death of America’s hand-painted sign industry has been largely exaggerated. I, for one, love the charm of these and hope they stick around forever.

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After a half-century of trying, scientists may finally get their hands on a piece of the Earth’s mantle. They just had to figure out how to drill 1.6 miles down to get it.

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Take a look at the history of the chocolate chip. Can you believe there was a dark period before someone thought of these amazing bits of sweetness?

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Chipmunks are cute, but they're even cuter when they have a face full of food

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There are a lot of theories flying around about who Rey's parents might be. Here are some of the crazier ideas.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler
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Liam Neeson, World's Worst Traveler. The Commuter is the latest of a long line of films in which the action star ruins transportation for everyone.

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Snow Rollers: Nature’s Winter Treat. Snow can naturally form into wheels, carpet rolls, or big boulders.

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A Former Gang Member Explains How Easy It Is to Join a Gang. It offers a sense of belonging when you don't get that at home.

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Hollywood Movies Renamed for Japanese Audiences. Some are funny, and some are better than the English title.

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Ladykillers: Murder Ballads and the Country Women Who Sang Them. The underappreciated who sang about the unacceptable eventually became hidden treasures.

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13 Quick and Easy Breakfasts to Jumpstart Your Winter Mornings. Something new will make the whole day go easier.

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11 Ways Advertisers Make Food Look Delicious. It's much more difficult than you might think.

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