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How to Stop Destroying Your Clothes in the Wash

Theoretically, it’s better to spend more on quality, but that’s only true if the quality item lasts. I used to have a bad habit of tossing my clothes …

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Rare 'Snakes from Hell' Lurk Near Petrochemical Plant in Ecuador

A secretive new ground snake gets a mythology-inspired name.

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Vietnamese Man Hasn’t Clipped His Fingernails in Over 35 Years

Luu Cong Huyen, a 58-year-old man from Yen Giao, in Vietnam’s Nam Dinh province, has been growing his fingernails for over three and a half decades, …

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Introduction to Philosophy: A Free Online Course

From John Sanders, Professor of Philosophy at the Rochester Institute of Technology, comes <i>Introduction to Philosophy</i>. In 10 lectures, Sanders’ course …

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Sea Turtle Dies After Having Nearly 1,000 Coins Removed From Stomach

Piggy Bank the Thai sea turtle has passed away from surgery-related complications.<p>Piggy Bank the green sea turtle moments before her surgery.<p>Turns …

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The World's Most Expensive Taco Will Set You Back $25,000

Hungry? Wanna taco? Got $25,000?<p>That's how much the Grand Velas Los Cabos hotel in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, charges for the world's most expensive …

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The Lego Ultimate Collectors Series Snowspeeder Returns to Hoth (and Toy Stores) on May 4

Longtime Lego <i>Star Wars</i> collectors will remember when the original version of the Ultimate Collector Series Rebel Snowspeeder was released in 2004. …

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New Cloud Types Added to International Atlas

A dramatically turbulent cloud formation called asperitas and the bizarrely cylindrical roll cloud are among the newest additions to the …

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How to Make Your Kitchen Look Clean When You're Too Lazy to Actually Clean It

I’m one of those people whose stress level is directly related to how messy my apartment is, especially my kitchen (because that’s where the most …

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Why I Buy All of My Plane Snacks From Trader Joe's

When I’m flying, my snacks have two very important jobs. They should keep me from getting hungry but, more importantly, they need to entertain and …

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A Peek Into the World's Oldest Active Hotel

5349798242001<p>Nestled in Japan's Akaishi Mountains is the world's oldest hotel: Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan, established in 705 CE—over a millennium …

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Mountain Biking Down an Abandoned Mine Shaft Is a Dimly Lit Descent Into Hell

There are lots of places to go off-road mountain biking if you’re looking for a cheap thrill (or the chance to break your neck). But one of the most …

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Gwyneth Paltrow Wants You to Buy a $90 Cure For a Disease You Don’t Have

Gwyneth Paltrow, champion of vaginal eggs, bad lube advice, and honestly too many misguided ideas to keep track of, is now selling vitamins that she …

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The Sane Society: The Great Humanistic Philosopher and Psychologist Erich Fromm on How to Save Us From Ourselves

“The whole life of the individual is nothing but the process of giving birth to himself; indeed, we should be fully born, when we die.”<p><i>“Every advance of intellect beyond the ordinary measure,”</i> Schopenhauer wrote in examining the relationship between genius and insanity, <i>“disposes to madness.”</i> But …

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Ripsaw EV2 Personal Tank

Howe & Howe’s Ripsaw EV2 offers incredible speed and agility off-road, while keeping its occupants clean and dry inside its high tech cockpit. It’s …

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There Was Yet Another Ending Planned for Rogue One and It Was Absolutely Insane

Here’s a hint: it involved carbon freezing.<p>As we all know, <i>Rogue One: A Star Wars Story</i> went through innumerable iterations; some of them you saw in …

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The First Thing You Should Say When Calling 911 on a Mobile Phone

In the frenzy of a real emergency, it can be hard to think straight. Yes, it’s important to give your name and explain the situation when you call …

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NYC Might Get a Penis-Shaped Skyscraper and the Internet Is Delighted

The family company of President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner is looking to makeover a building that could alter the New …

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These Are the Five Best Water-Resistant Bluetooth Speakers

Five water-resistant speakers made the cut after the nomination round of this week’s Co-Op, but which one will make the biggest splash? Check out the …

This Sticker Book Rewards You for Washing Dishes and Going to the Gym

Young adulthood can be a rough transition period. Finagling multiple vegetables onto your dinner plate might feel like a huge accomplishment when …

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Incredible Illustrations by Romain Trystram

Digital artist Romain Trystram lives in Agadir, Morocco, but spends a lot of time traveling to discover different cultures. It is his travels that he …

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The Measure of All Things: How Two French Astronomers Nearly Lost Their Lives Revolutionizing the World with the Invention of the Meter

“The fundamental fallacy of utopianism is to assume that everyone wants to live in the same utopia.”<p>In her memoir, the trailblazing astronomer Caroline Herschel recounted frequently having to “measure the ground with poles” when she first began making astronomical observations in the 1780s. It …

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Man in Colorful Parrot Costume Helps Sell House Online

If you’re looking for a way to to make your property stand out on a real-estate website, dressing up as a colorful parrot and posing for photos seems …

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The Mystery That Made Thor Unworthy Has Been Revealed

A few years ago, an omnipotently powered Nick Fury spoke a single sentence to Thor. It was something so profoundly soul-stirring that his ability to …

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Concrete Blocks House by Luciano Kruk in Buenos Aires

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Slap Bass Battle

LinkBass player America Paz sat down with fellow musician Eduardo Sitja for a street jam in Santiago, Chile, and turned in a fantastic duel showing …

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Sexy Bibles And Erect Uncles: 5 Incredible Printer's Errors

Hi, I'm Rebecca Romney. You might know me as "Antique Book Lady" from <i>Pawn Stars</i>. When J.P. and I decided to write a book about books, we knew we …

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Aubrey Plaza Has Been Legion's True Star All Along

There’s a scene in last week’s episode of <i>Legion</i> that exemplifies the best part of the show. Aubrey Plaza, as patient-turned-ghost-turned-therapist …

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Very Realistic Illustrations by Moritz Adam

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QRorschach - Who Scans The Masked Man?

QRorschach by kgullholmen<p>Rorschach once decided to get with the times and change up his wardrobe to reflect our modern society, so he had a custom QR …

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