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The Thing All Women Do That You Don’t Know About

Worth reading. And you can see the comments from guys who try to undermine what she says — so defensive (or even offensive) it’s pretty clear they are part of the problem. Source: The Thing All Women Do That You

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Rum Row is Live!

Originally posted on Shut Up Dad:
It’s been a long time, and I’ve had my share of false starts. But Rum Row is finally done and ready to go! If you’ve seen any of my previous posts on the subject,…

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Money is dirty, send it to me

Okay, maybe that won’t work. But you do need to read this article about bacteria on dollar bills (at NPR), just in case it changes your mind. It includes a sentence you may never have read before: “Other money dwellers included

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Cats with jetpacks

Just the latest evidence that the Internet was invented centuries ago: recently-discovered pictures of 16th-century German warrior cats with jetpacks. Unfortunately for the animals, these were also kamikaze cats, or they would have been if the Germans gave them Japanese

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Batman Vs. Thomas Edison

Batman Vs. Thomas Edison. A little absurdist humor. I think.

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Lego Ghostbusters: More than you might want to know…

…but still engaging. The recent release of the “Official Lego Ghostbusters” set inspires a writer to trace the history of the actual Ecto-1 car used in the 1984 Ghostbusters movie. To be honest, I didn’t finish reading “Ecto-1 and the

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Getting into the Christmas spirit…

…with an old silent film — but notice the special effects! Video: The Insects’ Christmas (“Rozhdestvo obitateley lesa”) [The update adds the soundtrack from “Edward Scissorhands.”] Filmmaker Ladislas Starevich was ahead of his time in creating this 1913 film — using stop-motion

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