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Star Wars Ring Theory

An interesting analysis of how the prequel and original trilogies are intertwined, as the author says "as this essay will show, the six Star Wars films together form a highly structured ring composition.

By: WayGroovy | Nov 23rd, 2015 (11:08 PM) | Thanks: reno

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Things You Might Not Know About Mister Rogers

To live a good life just ask yourself, "Would this make Mister Rogers proud?" before acting.

By: WayGroovy | Nov 23rd, 2015 (11:04 PM) | Thanks: U nwieldy

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Get Rumblr

Tinder for Kicking Asses

By: WayGroovy | Nov 9th, 2015 (11:45 AM) | Thanks: RJ robinson

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Internet use for the Blind

Welcome, to the world of tomorrow!

By: WayGroovy | Oct 17th, 2015 (1:02 PM)

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A Series of Letters

The arrangement of the galleries is always the same: Twenty bookshelves, five to each side, line four of the hexagon's six sides; the height of the bookshelves, floor to ceiling, is hardly greater than the height of a normal librarian. One of the hexagon's free sides opens onto a narrow sort of vestibule, which in turn opens onto another gallery, identical to the first-identical in fact to all.

By: WayGroovy | Oct 6th, 2015 (12:01 AM)

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Solving a Clock Puzzle

When two pendulum clocks are hung on the same wall they sync up, with one swinging to the left and the other to the right. The reason why has now been discovered.

By: WayGroovy | Oct 2nd, 2015 (12:20 AM) | Thanks: E2theB

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You Suck at Cooking

Yeah, you totally suck.

By: WayGroovy | Oct 1st, 2015 (10:43 PM) | Thanks: Detrious

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Lab Grown Kidneys? I'll Take Two!

They're not for me, they're for my father. I don't even know if they're GMO friendly.

By: WayGroovy | Sep 24th, 2015 (11:12 PM)

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Happy birthday to you!

The song Happy Birthday has just entered public domain after a 3 year long court case.
http://www.cnbc.com/2015/09/23/happy-birthday-song-now-in-public-domain.html

By: WayGroovy | Sep 23rd, 2015 (7:44 AM) | Thanks: DorgoDorato

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2016 US Presidential Quiz

Finally, The Breaking News thread contributes something.

By: WayGroovy | Sep 23rd, 2015 (7:42 AM) | Thanks: gerf

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A Water Sommelier

There is only one in the US.....for a good reason. Also, #KlausTheFish

By: WayGroovy | Sep 22nd, 2015 (7:26 PM) | Thanks: thatguy

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A Scale Model of our Solar System

On a dry lake bed in Nevada, a group of friends build a scale model of the solar system with complete planetary orbits: a true illustration of our place in the universe.

By: WayGroovy | Sep 21st, 2015 (8:06 AM) | Thanks: niknarjc

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Insert Grawlix Here

For the next time you want to tidy up some exotic sentence enhancers.
It's a 1 KHz tone. Turn your speakers down.

By: WayGroovy | Aug 28th, 2015 (8:40 AM)

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Our Greatest Adventure

Our adventure is just beginning. Neil deGrasse Tyson examines the upcoming Ares 3 mission and their #JourneyToMars in this special episode of StarTalk.

By: WayGroovy | Aug 28th, 2015 (8:09 AM) | Thanks: OberonFox

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Big data maps world's ocean floor

It is the first time the composition of the seafloor, covering 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, has been mapped in 40 years; the most recent map was hand drawn in the 1970s.
Interactive Map

By: Dugpitz | Aug 17th, 2015 (4:24 PM) | Thanks: Rich Cream

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The Most Radioactive Places on Earth

Science

By: WayGroovy | Aug 8th, 2015 (6:29 PM) | Thanks: niknarjc

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Hiroshima

Originally published in 1946, this New Yorker article is oft considered a monumental piece of journalism. "He tried at several points to penetrate the ruins, but the flames always stopped him. Under many houses, people screamed for help, but no one helped; in general, survivors that day assisted only their relatives or immediate neighbors, for they could not comprehend or tolerate a wider circle of misery. "

By: WayGroovy | Aug 6th, 2015 (11:28 PM) | Thanks: t0ast3d

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Why Time Flies

A visual explanation of why time seems to fly by faster the more you age.

By: WayGroovy | Jul 28th, 2015 (7:42 AM) | Thanks: reno

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How Hot Chicken Really Happened

File "Prince's Lunch Line" under "Willing To Stand In"

By: WayGroovy | Jul 28th, 2015 (7:37 AM) | Thanks: Sharkeyy

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How bad was this past winter in New England?

The last of the snow collected from Boston streets only just melted July 14.

By: WayGroovy | Jul 19th, 2015 (1:08 AM) | Thanks: enbee

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How to ride Bitch

Assert dominance with Tailgaters. Don't break eye contact.

By: WayGroovy | Jul 9th, 2015 (10:27 PM) | Thanks: Aceshigh

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The Most Metal Deaths in Middle-earth, Ranked

Fountains are delightful, not metal.

By: WayGroovy | Jun 24th, 2015 (3:29 PM) | Thanks: CrispyCroissant

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What Causes Addiction?

a blogger and author explores the real cause of addiction and the impact it can have in treating people who can't stop.

By: WayGroovy | Jun 23rd, 2015 (11:54 AM) | Thanks: heinzeketchum

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Dadholes Day

Happy Fathers Day dadholes!

By: WayGroovy | Jun 20th, 2015 (1:47 AM) | Thanks: jedi clampett

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Consent

Understanding consent with the help of stick figures and a cup of tea.

funny, classy, spot-on, easy to understand and relate to, relevant to some conversations happening in multiple places here

By: WayGroovy | May 28th, 2015 (3:55 AM) | Thanks: have patience

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Meet your other you

Answer 8 questions with 8 multiple choice answers each and get introduced to someone else who answers the exact same as you.

By: WayGroovy | May 17th, 2015 (11:41 PM) | Thanks: wittyname

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The World Religions Tree

Pretty cool, I just don't get why they didn't somehow highlight the one true branch™.

By: WayGroovy | May 12th, 2015 (3:06 PM) | Thanks: CrispyCroissant

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The making of an aluminum can

Ever wonder why a can is designed the way it is? Or ever wonder how it is made? This video answers both.

By: WayGroovy | Apr 16th, 2015 (1:54 PM) | Thanks: Shumway

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The Rock 'n' Roll Casualty Who Became a War Hero

Jason Everman, as a teenager, worked on a fishing boat in Alaska. Then he became a guitarist for Nirvana. Got kicked out and became a member of Soundgarden. After getting kicked out of a second major band, he joined the Army and then the Army Rangers. Now, with a bachelor's degree in Philosophy, courtesy of the GI bill, he's thinking of becoming a bartender.

This is a bizarrely fascinating story.

By: WayGroovy | Mar 30th, 2015 (2:59 PM) | Thanks: E2theB

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Guns with History

After opening a gun store in NYC, first time buyers leave with changed outlooks.

Powerful anti-gun video that is sure to create a lot of debate.

By: WayGroovy | Mar 21st, 2015 (9:39 PM) | Thanks: IdentityOne

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