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A Grueling 25-Hour VR Session Just Became a New World Record

Andrew LaSane

Spoiler: A puke bucket makes an appearance at hour 17.

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, May 5

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, May 5.

9 (Mostly) Polite Words for the Uncouth

Mark Peters

People have different ideas of what’s rude or unmannered, and they’ve been expressing those ideas for centuries.

Can You Pick the Final Word in These Song Titles?

Take the quiz!

How to Properly Wrap Your Cheese

Shaunacy Ferro

Don’t put it in a plastic bag!

Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, and the 26-Year-Long Practical Joke

Mental Floss UK

No words were ever exchanged—just a tomahawk.

Pig Carcasses Aren’t a Great Model for Studying Human Decay, Study Finds

Kate Horowitz

These findings potentially throw a big wrench in the field of forensic science, which often uses pig and other non-human corpses to study human decomposition.

13 Judicious Facts About ‘Night Court’

Garin Pirnia

“We were so politically incorrect we would have had a cigarette sponsor if we came back next year.”

What Is Light Pollution? (And How Can We Clean It Up?)

David W Brown

All night skies are not created equal.

Watch Someone Light a Match With a Rubber Band Slingshot

Michele Debczak

This is one nifty party trick.

Watch a Delightful Silent Film About Hand-Drawn Cartoons

Caitlin Schneider

The strenuous animation process becomes a charming journey in this 1919 short film.

10 Apartments and Houses With Crazy Features

Allison Hirschlag

Hammock floors, an indoor slide, and Ping Pong walls? These spaces pack plenty of personality.

This Company is Transforming the UK's Telephone Booths Into Tiny Offices

Anna Green

They'll have a printer and scanner, WiFi access, computer monitor, and even a coffee machine

See What It Takes to Make a Dragon on 'Game of Thrones'

Andrew LaSane

This video shows how the visual effects department digitally creates realistic dragons.

Immortalize Your Pet With Custom Embroidery

Rebecca OConnell

On trend, and the perfect way to show off your furry friend.

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