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That Was NOT in The Book -- Compare your favorite adaptions of books. Including between the same formats.

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That Was NOT In The Book is a web site to compare the differences between the book and other media formts (TV/tel(evision/ly), movie/film, video game, etc.) -- "A Book made into a Movie, a Movie turned into a TV Show... Compare and Contrast the Differences.

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What makes tattoos permanent?

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VideoSift shared a four minutes and 24 seconds educational YouTube video showing "What makes tattoos permanent? ... The earliest recorded tattoo was found on a Peruvian mummy in 6,000 BC. That's some old ink! And considering humans lose roughly 40,000 skin cells per hour, how do these markings last? Claudia Aguirre details the different methods, machines and macrophages (you'll see) that go into making

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British Royal Family Places Queen Elizabeth In Nursing Home (Funny)

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Elephant shared The Onion's funny story/article on how "British Royal Family Places Queen Elizabeth In Nursing Home: LONDON--Concluding it was the best way to ensure she remains comfortable during her twilight years, the British Royal Family recently placed Queen Elizabeth II into a local nursing home

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Ringing a bell: 11/Eleven common phrases and terms that came from obsolete technology.

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ITworld has a 21 pages slide show, or just use this ugly one/single web page, showing "Ringing a bell: 11 common phrases and terms that came from obsolete technology

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A Brief History of Down Syndrome.

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Boing Boing shared a currently seven/7 (more coming eventually) parts Down Wit Dat blog article titled "A Brief History of Down Syndrome ...

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RANKED: The Rarest, Most Expensive Video Games In The World

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HardOCP shared a Business Insider slide show (one/1 ugly web page to avoid sixteen/16 clicks) that shows "RANKED: The Rarest, Most Expensive Video Games In The World -- Just because video games are fun doesn't mean they can't mean serious business.

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3/Three Funny Facebook Images

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Three/3 funny images to see that are related to an @sshole (has cussings), sport interviews, and a panda.

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"Facebook quizzes are stupid."

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VideoSift shared a funny three/3 minutes and 12 seconds YouTube video of the annoying things on the Internet like "Facebook quizzes are stupid."

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Baby Do's & Don'ts

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9Gag shows a hilarious/funny illustration collection of "Baby Do's and Don'ts".

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Alltime Numbers

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Alltime Number is a YouTube video channel, with educational animated videos, that is for interested viewers -- "Hungry for knowledge? Then feed your brain with Alltime Numbers, the home of crazy facts and stats on pretty much any topic.

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Why Kal-El was really sent away from Krypton...

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This xkcd comic strip shows the real reason why Kal-El was really sent away from Krypton...

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The Origins and Grammar of Father's Day

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A Dictionary.com blog shares "The Origins and Grammar of Father's Day".

Happy Father's Day to all (dad/pa)s including mated male alates! ;)

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More Office Workers Switching To Fetal Position Desks

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VideoSift shared a hilarious/funny two minutes and 26 seconds YouTube video, also on The Onion, showing "More Office Workers Switching To Fetal Position Desks -- Wellness experts say curling up in a ball on the floor is the healthiest way to deal with the non-stop agony of the workday."

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Siri Answers Your Favorite Movie Lines

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VideoSift shared an almost two/2 minutes funny YouTube video showing Apple's "Siri Answers Your Favorite Movie Lines".

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Interstellar 8-Track: How Voyager’s Vintage Tech Keeps Running

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MicSauce's Reddit comment mentioned an old Wired article showing "Interstellar 8-Track: How Voyager's Vintage Tech Keeps Running ... Launched in 1977, the probe is vintage space hardware. At more than 36 years old, or roughly a millennium in computer years, it's an impressive feat to have the spacecraft drifting through the material between stars. Looking at the machine's specs is a reminder of how far electronics have come in the intervening years..."

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Ten/10 things you probably didn’t know about Ghostbusters.

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This Metro News article tells ten/"10 things you probably didn’t know about Ghostbusters -- June 7, 2014 marks 30 years of the comedy classic Ghostbusters. It's a movie that captured the imagination of a generation and continues to be one of the most celebrated franchises of all time.

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