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The Axe Cop show will debut July 27th, and it looks to be pretty good. How funny will it be when a concept from a five-year-old beats out the professional network brainstormers?
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21 Reasons Why Kali Is The World's Cutest Orphaned Baby Polar Bear. All you have to do is look at him to know it.  
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Which Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce Employee Are You at the Office? Knowing where you fit in will get you ready for the premiere of Mad Men this Sunday.
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What does the label "organic" on your food really mean? Often it means that you feel better about eating it.
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A college student went to a clinic over chest congestion and got a full pelvic exam and tests for pregnancy and STIs. Is this defensive medicine or just plain slut-shaming?
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Publisher's Weekly has named Square Books in Oxford, Mississippi, as the Bookstore of the Year. I bet they have a cat.
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11 historical firsts on Mount Everest. More people are breaking barriers and setting records, but the climb is just as difficult as it always was.
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Fun with Venn and Euler Diagrams. And a refresher course on the difference between them.

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The Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time
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The Story Behind the Greatest Internet Recipe Comment of All Time. It was about a brownie recipe, but it escalated quickly.

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Why Is America Losing Ground in the Contest to Grow the World’s Biggest Pumpkin? The largest of the season have been grown in Europe two out of the last three years.

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Sorry, Not Sorry: When Apologizing Makes Things Worse. Adding an apology to a rejection doesn't make you appear any better.

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Driving in Germany is Much Better than Driving in America. And, considering the size of Germany, there's a lot less of it.

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This Cosplayer Transforms Himself into Real Life Versions of Disney Heroes. Jonathan Stryker is a master at becoming a cartoon.

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How the Star Trek Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV. A Star Trek stunt coordinator explains why they continue to use the double-handed punch.

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23 College Secrets Your Professors Will Never Tell You. Unless you ask, which is one thing you should do.

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This Guide Will Help You Choose Your Apples Wisely. There's one for every taste and purpose.

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Game of Thrones Has Changed the Real World
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6 Ways Game of Thrones has Changed the Real World. Even those who don't watch it know the characters as cultural metaphors.

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The Only Thing Worse than Watching an Offensively Bad Comedy is Watching One You Supposedly Wrote. A.J. Via got a movie deal and lost all control of the finished product.

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To Fight Smallpox in the Spanish Colonies, King Charles IV Sent a Ship on a Vaccination Mission in 1803. The expedition included 22 orphans carrying the fresh vaccine in their bodies to keep it safe enough to last the voyage around the world.

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For Centuries, People Celebrated a Little Boy’s First Pair of Trousers. Once he was toilet-trained and could dress himself, he could become a real boy.

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What A Doctor Calls A Condition Can Affect How We Decide To Treat It. A familiar term carries a lot of baggage, while a new term will encourage patients to just follow doctor's orders.

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Ben Stiller's Never-Ending Midlife Crisis. His new movie Brad's Status is the fourth that explores that theme.

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Sir Arthur and the Fairies. After a thorough but flawed investigation, the Sherlock Holmes author believed the Cottingley Fairies were real.

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