Weekend Links: The Ultimate Cosby Sweater Face-Off

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The official Bill Cosby Sweater Tournament is onto the semifinal round and still accepting votes. Argyle, cashmere, cardigan, or pullover: which sweater will reign supreme?

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An interactive map of the United States of Burgers recognizes each state’s best and most iconic burgers—although fans of lesser-known regional favorites are sure to have some beef with the decisions.

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Pope John Paul II will be declared a saint by the Roman Catholic Church.

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Johnny Depp has played various versions of oddball characters over the years, most of which required him to make some pretty weird faces.

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Audiences don’t always want a happy ending, as the astute directors of 12 films who nixed their more optimistic endings knew. After all, what would Dr. Strangelove have been without the end of the world?

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Some city names are best left untranslated. “Kuala Lumpur” sounds much nicer than “Muddy Confluence,” no?

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Even knowing full well what kind of visual trickery is going on in this dance video, it’s hard to see beyond the illusion.

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Maybe everyone should reconsider their flip-flop habits.

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