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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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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe
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The Mind-Bending Science of Awe. Encountering something that overwhelms your previous experience can be terrifying or enlightening.

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Dominoes and Fire. See a chain reaction of dominoes—powered by candles, hot air, and burning sparklers.

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Alan Hale Jr. "The Skipper." Meet the man behind the Gilligan's Island character.

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The 9 Most Nightmarish Movies About Nuclear Attacks. None of them are as scary as growing up during the Cold War arms race.

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5 Tips from NASA for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21. The secret is preparing ahead of time.

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The Bloody San Antonio Origins of Chili Con Carne. One of the possible origin stories goes back as far as an uprising in 1813.

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The United States of Movies. The most iconic film set in each state, plotted on a colorful map.

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7 Spacecraft NASA Has Landed on Mars. Some future civilization may discover it and call it a robot planet.

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Where Did That Tuna Come From?
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Why You Should Care About Where Your Tuna Comes From. Pollutants are not the same across the globe.

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A Demonstration of How Water Acts in Space. Watch an astronaut blow fruit punch like bubble gum.

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I Wore A Mars Space Suit And It Was Exhausting. Living in an inhospitable atmosphere will be no walk in the park.

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John Ballou Newbrough's Orphan Utopia. His new Faithist religion was dictated by angels in the 1880s.

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How to Spot a Fake Viral Video. Begin with the idea that not every recording is true to life.

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The Bloody, Exhilarating Bonnie and Clyde Broke Taboos When it Hit Screens 50 Years Ago. It was historical fiction, yet resonated with the counterculture.

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The Game of Thrones Characters Need to Hang Out More. Battles and special effects are nice, but dialogue is where the show really shines.

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How WWII Saved The Great Gatsby From Obscurity. It took almost 20 years for the book to become a hit.

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