The Full Story Of How Facebook Was Founded. Someone stealing your idea can hurt but also pay off handsomely years down the road. (via Metafilter)
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The Top Ten Wildest Moments at the Cannes Film Festival. We'll have to wait until May to see of anything joins the list this year. (Some pics NSFW)
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How to write a Hollywood romantic comedy in ten easy steps. Although their examples are fairly new, this formula has been used for decades. (via Gorilla Mask)
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The Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) were  a thousand volunteers who learned to fly during World War II because the US military was suffering from a shortage of pilots. Sixty-five years later they were finally honored with the Congressional Gold Medal.
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In the opening sequence of the film The Hurt Locker, a soldier wears an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) suit pretty close to the spot where a bomb goes off. The manufacturer gives us the lowdown on how the suit protects a soldier from both shockwave and shrapnel. (via Unique Daily)
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Misfortune Cookies. Just enough to make you feel sorry you bought a Chinese dinner.
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5 Things Your Car Will Finally Do In 2020. Let's hope that "stop when you step on the brake pedal" is among those things.