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Passive-Aggressive Notes from Parents

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Enjoy 20 really clever passive-aggressive notes parents left for their offspring. It's a shame that such subtlety flies right over kids' heads.
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Vince Gilligan Reveals Several More Rejected Breaking Bad Storylines. Enjoy imagining more, if not better, alternative plots.
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15 Jokes Only Philosophy Geeks Will Understand. I think I get them, therefore I am.
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The role of Sherlock Holmes has been cast for the film A Slight Trick of the Mind. The aging and retired detective will be played by Sir Ian McKellen.
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The 25 Most Memorable Moments in TV History. If you don't recall them, you can watch the videos and make a snap judgment.
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A house in Westminster, Colorado, was foreclosed upon and locked. Two months later, the cat that was left inside was rescued near death.
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Man Allegedly Steals Date’s Blackberry When She Won’t Split Tab. What are the odds these two will have a second date?
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Bill Hader picked up an Emmy nomination as he left Saturday Night Live. He tells us about his eight years there in an interview.
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Futurama has been cancelled four times (so far). Which of the four series finales was the best?
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What if Star Wars had been made in the silent film era? Several filmmakers have had this same idea.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants
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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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