Transplant patient Lyndon Baty can't attend school in person since his immune system shut down. So he controls a robot that attends classes for him. (via Metafilter)
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Snow skiing in August will cool you off like nothing else! Watch A Video Postcard from a Summer Shred Session in Chile.
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The Vice Guide to Norwegian Prisons. Their progressive corrections system may be the nicest on earth, but there's a reason for what they do.
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Tao Tao is a giant panda born at the Wolong Panda wild training base in China, but he has never seen a human face. His caretakers always dressed in panda costumes to train Tao Tao for a life in the wild. (via Buzzfeed)
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No need to get your ducks in a row. They tend to do that all by themselves.
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People Who Got Owned By The Internet. The web can wreck your life, but only rarely through no fault of your own. (via Film Drunk)
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What kind of people should NASA select to send to space in future programs? Risk-taking military test pilots like John Glenn can inspire the masses, but so can regular folks like Christa McAuliffe.
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Animals like to get high, as you'll see in this slideshow of stoned critters. That's why we don't let them drive or operate heavy machinery.
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Past Olympic Venues: What Are They Now? Some earned their construction costs, some didn't, and others you wouldn't even recognize today.