The Apostate: Paul Haggis vs. the Church of Scientology. Screenwriter Haggis resigned from the church over its attitudes towards homosexuality, family ties, fraud, human trafficking, and many other issues. (via The Daily What)
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The corner store in New Orleans is an architectural oddity that is repeated around the city. A closer look shows that the traditional style, although strange to outsiders, developed for perfectly reasonable aesthetic purposes. (via Nag on the Lake)
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Andy Ellison posts MRI scans of vegetables on his site Inside Insides. This is a much cooler idea than can be conveyed without seeing it for yourself. (via Everlasting Blort)
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The Adventures of Eggplant. Nasubi became a national superstar on the weirdest game show ever and didn't even know it
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Axe Cop became a hit webcomic, then a book, and now it's been brought to life in a live-action video that stays true to the spirit (and appearance) of the original.
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Tetsuro Ahiko was a World War II prisoner in Russian Kazakhstan who twice, maybe three times, lost his chance to go back to Japan due to clerical errors. Now he is the last Japanese man remaining in Kazakhstan, out of choice. (via Metafilter)
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Devils and Angels. Another really weird moment at the new Family Feud.
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7 Simple Rules For How to Take A Nap. Rule #8: Don't wake me up from one.