ABC News and People Magazine released the results of an online poll about the best movies of all time. Over half a million votes were cast in many categories. (via Roger Ebert)
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6 TV Shows You Won't Believe Saved People's Lives. Hey, wherever you pick up lifesaving information is OK with me! NSFW text.
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GIRP is almost, but not quite, as difficult to play as QWOP. It was designed by the same guy, so you know it's a maddening game. (via Metafilter)
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Epic Literary Flame Thread. The comment section of this book review is a textbook example of how NOT to act when your book receives a less-than-stellar review. (via Cynical-C)
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Fifty people, one questions. Times four. People seem most more honest and open when they don't have time to overthink their answers. (via Breakfast Links)
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Army Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth was a dashing figure, a 24-year-old leader of men, and a friend of Abraham Lincoln. He was also the first Union officer killed in the U.S. Civil War, which affected the president terribly.
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Introducing the Whomp. No, I don't really get it, either, but I wish I'd been there.
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The Origin of Air Conditioning. For which we will be forever grateful, once this winter weather is over.