The Eunuch Admiral. In the 15th century, Zheng He commanded a huge fleet that put European explorers to shame. (via Metafilter)
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The Muppets will be in theaters on November 23rd for the first time in years. But some are not happy with what Jason Segel, Nicholas Stoller, and James Bobin have done to Jim Henson's beloved characters.
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The Strange Tale of a Gucci Murderess. After 13 years in prison, Patrizia Reggiani turned down a parole offer because she doesn't want to work.
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12 of sports’ most hated teams (and why). Because sports fans are like everyone else, and only rally together against a common enemy.
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The odds of a set of lottery numbers coming up like this are astronomical! Too bad they didn't win you any thing.
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Your favorite comic book heroes and villains explain their views on the Occupy Wall Street protests. Each one has a background story and specific concerns that lend credence to their positions.
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What Would Happen if Zombies Invaded Steven Spielberg Films? Artists from all over let their imaginations run wild with that idea.
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Kitty Vs. Boston Terrier. They may look like they're having a spat, but you know they're really best friends forever.
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Seven revelations from the new Steve Jobs biography. That should be just enough to make you to want to read the whole book.
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How Do You Make a Monster? Dissecting Vampires, Werewolves and Zombies.