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20 Funny Valentine's Day Cards to Give Your Loved Ones

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Show how much you care by giving your loved one the gift of laughter. 

1. SWEAR YOUR LOVE; $9

So excited for the holiday that you can't filter your cursing? Then this uncensored card is for you (the black bar is not printed on the card). 

Find it: Amazon

2. THE PERFECT MATCH; $4

Found a fiery love affair online? Send them a punny card to celebrate the sparks the two of you share. 

Find it: Amazon

3. WOOF; $4

Dachshund lovers will get a kick out of this artful card from Paper Source. 

Find it: Paper Source

4. PIZZA PARTY; $5

No robot is more charming than the friendly BMO from the popular cartoon Adventure Time. 

Find it: Amazon

5. THEY'RE NOT FOR EVERYONE; $5

For some people, a festive treat; for others, heart-shaped chalk. 

Find it: Etsy

6. PERFECT WITH A BOX OF EGGOS; $5

Valentine's Day can be a little spooky with a Stranger Things-themed card. 

Find it: Amazon

7. TAKE IT SLOW; $4

Not ready to say "I love you"? A simple "I love... hanging with you" will suffice for now.

Find it: Etsy 

8. MATHEMATICAL; $5

This nerdy card is a great option for your favorite math lover.

Find it: Amazon

9. I—GASP—LOVE—WHEEZE—YOU; $4

Couple this card with a pocket protector and it's the perfect gift.

Find it: Etsy

10. NETFLIX OR HULU?; $4

After the 20th episode of 30 Rock, it might really seem like you've been on the couch forever. 

Find it: Etsy

11. A LOVE LIKE NONE-OTTER; $5

Did you know that otters fall asleep holding hands so they don't drift apart? These affectionate little animals should be the holiday's official mascots.

Find it: Amazon

12. PASS THE CHOCOLATE; $4

Let's be honest: The best part of being in a committed relationship is not having to worry about your appearance. Celebrate the holiday with a third scoop of ice cream and this card.

Find it: Etsy

13. A LITTLE CHEESY; $6

This Valentine's Day, say it with pizza.

Find it: Urban Outfitters

14. WE'LL TAKE A BAKER'S DOZEN; $7

Show your significant other that you love them (almost) as much as bagels.

Find it: Paper Source

15. SPELLBINDING OPTIONS; $17

Have a lot of Valentines this year? This set of 28 magical cards are perfect for handing out to classmates, co-workers, or even people on the street. 

Find it: Paper Source

16. GIVE THIS ONE TO YOUR ANGELA; $5

When you're lacking the right words, let Dwight say them for you.

Find it: Amazon

17. LET'S MEAT UP; $4

Most people don't associate meatloaf with love, but who doesn't enjoy a cute, anthropomorphized hunk of meat? 

Find it: Paper Source

18. PUT A PIN IN IT; $14

Don't feel like a card is enough? This special pink card comes with a tiny enamel pin shaped like a bottle of rosé. 

Find it: Urban Outfitters

19. I LLOVE YOU; $4

When a single "L" isn't enough to convey your feelings.

Find it: Paper Source

20. I LOVE BREW; $5

This card will go great with a hot cup of coffee. 

Find it: Amazon

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Brush Up on Your Film Trivia With This Website Dedicated to First and Last Lines From Popular Movies
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Few elements of a film are more important than its opening and closing lines. In some cases, they divulge pivotal truths or serve as bookends to establish the movie’s overall tone. In others, they provide important context or reveal key information about the lead characters.

No matter which purpose these snippets of dialogue serve, the most iconic establishing or concluding film lines are perhaps the most quotable ones. (After all, how many Citizen Kane fans can hear the phrase “Rosebud” without being reminded of Kane’s favorite childhood sleigh?) But if you can’t remember the openers and closers from your own favorite flicks, a new website is here to help you brush up on your pop culture knowledge.

Made by the team over at AT&T Internet, the fun reference site takes iconic blockbusters and presents their first and last lines of dialogue using typography and the occasional illustration. The site “is a way to recap the last 50 years of movies into a slideshow,” communications manager Alex Thomas tells Mental Floss.

You can check out AT&T Internet’s online slideshow of first and last lines—featuring bits from 1972’s The Godfather, 1999’s The Sixth Sense, 1994's The Shawshank Redemption, and more—here.

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Watch Craftsmen Shape Gobs of Molten Glass into Colorful Marbles
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Marbles aren't just for schoolchildren. Humans have likely been playing with the tiny toys for thousands of years, as indicated by ancient Egyptian artifacts and other objects studied by archaeologists. These trinkets have been crafted from materials including clay, stone, wood, glass, and metal. But in the early 1900s, Akron, Ohio–based Martin F. Christensen changed the way the playthings are made when he invented an automated machine that produced glass marbles.

Christensen's machine ultimately paved the way for the mass production of marbles. But in the video below, you can see how they're made the old-fashioned way. Produced by The Magic of Making—a series of short educational films created along with BBC—and spotted by The Kid Should See This, the clip shows glass makers in action as they use large ovens to melt granules of sand into liquid, and as they stretch, twist, and shape the molten goo into fragile (yet still playable) creations.

[h/t The Kid Should See This]

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