Roxy Freeman never went to school until she was 22 and decided to go to college. She found the lifestyle that went with her studies to quite a challenge, and very different from the Gypsy life in which she was raised. (via Metafilter)
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The Kittens in the Toilet. The hard parts of growing up are the ones that stay with you. "Childhood isn't something I'd ever willingly inflict on anyone."
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Nature's Exotic Athletes: 12 Strange Animal Sports. No donkey basketball; these are activities creatures perform in the natural world.
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Galco's Soda Pop Stop in Los Angeles stocks 500 flavors of soda pop. In this video, learn about Romanian rose soda, the best-tasting diet soda, why glass bottles are better, and other fascinating facts about soda pop. (via Dark Roasted Blend)
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The rise and fall of talented animator Ryan Larkin. Appropriately related to us in animation, by Chris Landreth, another talented animator.
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50 things that are being killed by the internet. "The mysteries of foreign language" is mentioned as dying, but I'm still mystified by some of the Britishisms used in this list.
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5 Foods People Actually Die For. You're doing it wrong, it's supposed to be "eat to live"!