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Star Wars-Themed Lunches

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18 Totally Badass Star Wars-Themed Lunches. Who'd want to ruin these by eating them?
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Two juvenile penguins at the Aquarium of the Pacific love to play video games on their iPad. Jeremy is pretty good, but Newsom scored a high 1600 points in Game for Cats.  
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Italian Ghostbusters Fan Builds Note-Perfect Set Replica (in his basement). Complete with friends in detailed uniforms.
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The Taliban shot Malala Yousafzai in the head for advocating for girls' education in Pakistan. Six months later, the 15-year-old is recovering and back in school -in England.
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Jimmy Fallon's 'Do Not Read' List For Spring 2013. You are, however, allowed to laugh at these books.
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A study suggests that birds may be evolving in ways to avoid traffic deaths. Cliff swallows are growing shorter wings than they did 30 years ago, and getting hit by cars less as well.
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The 12 Best Non-US Sitcoms of the Past 30 Years. With clips that show why they should be included in any sitcom tournament.
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How Facebook knew a man was gay before he came out. Your comments, searches, browsing history, and "likes" are all data points that allow big companies to figure you out.  

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Dogs Deliberately Smile at Us
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Dogs Have Pet Facial Expressions to Use on Humans, Study Finds. They learn what we like, and use it to communicate with us.

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Harvesting Cork in Rural Spain. It takes 25 years from planting to the first harvest, then nine years until the next one.

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The Year of the Witch. Hartford, Connecticut, spent 1662 and 1663 in a frenzy to identify witches among the townspeople.

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Burger King Reveals the Uncomfortable Truth About Bullying in a Remarkable In-Store Stunt. The premise is goofy, but the last minute will get you right in the feels.

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What Does the Hamburger Helper’s Skeleton Look Like? Each possibility is more ridiculous than the last.

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A Catfishing With a Happy Ending. The man she met online was an impostor, but then she met the guy he had stolen a profile picture from.

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5 Weird Pieces of Vintage Parenting Advice. Aren't you glad we have all the answers now?

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The Haunted Hospital. Waverly Hills Sanatorium has been a TB hospital, a nursing home, a failed religious monument, and now a paranormal investigation site.

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When Movie Trailers Mislead
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7 Times Misleading Movie Trailers Didn't Align with the Film. The trailer's only purpose is to get you into the theater, where you may be surprised.

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Flowers Have Secret Blue Halos That Bumblebees Can See. The effect is produced mechanically instead of chemically.

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Searching for the Identity of San Francisco’s Mysterious Mummified Girl. DNA analysis and a painstaking records search have given her a name and a history.

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Charles Laughton in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The making of the 1939 film was an extreme experience for its star.

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Learn to Make Alien Facehugger Pudding Cups for Your Halloween Party. They have edible Alien eggs and facehuggers, they fizz, they glow in the dark, and they're delicious!

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From Folk to Acid Rock, How Marty Balin Launched the San Francisco Music Scene. More than just the founder of Jefferson Airplane, he encouraged the opening of clubs and auditoriums, promoted festivals, and welcomed bands from all over.

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The Wikipedia Markov Masher is a generator that will mix two Wikipedia articles together into a paragraph that almost, but not quite, makes sense in an artificial intelligence way. See some really funny examples here.

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11 Scientific Reasons Why Being in Nature is Relaxing. That's a lot of reasons to go outside today.

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