You might be surprised to find that Vikings were cleaner than the people they conquered and even kept their hair neatly cut. See more photographic evidence here. (via Metafilter)
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The Universal Translator. Hollywood has a variety of ways to depict foreign languages in film, from the clever to the ridiculous.
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The TimelessBeauty of National Geographic. But this isn't about the pictures; it's about the design and layout of the magazine itself.
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Six Causes of Online Disinhibition. Things we would never say face to face seem fine online -until we get busted for it.
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Three years later, The Infinite Oz promotion for a SyFy movie is still available to watch. You may become mesmerized or possibly bored.
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The Secret Histories of Those @#$%ing Computer Symbols. They involves Swedish campgrounds, Danish blueberries, and Neptune's trident. (via Bits and Pieces)
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A Text in the Night. An animated film noir for the Facebook generation.
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Debunking Grammar Myths. Defend your language from Grammar Nazis with the lowdown from a grammarian who knows.