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The First Ever Cosplay Photos, From the 1890s

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The Daily What (TDW) Geek shared an io9 article showing "The First Ever Cosplay Photos, From the 1890s -- Next time you gear up for a photoshoot in your sexy gender-swapped cosplay, just remember it's all been done before. As long as there have been costumes,. there have been sexy variants of characters and uniforms. Back in the 1890s, burlesque dancers were dressing up as fairies, magical creatures, and gender-swapped versions of pirates, crusaders and gentlemen adventurers..."

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What Else Happened on the Fourth of July?

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Yes, your overlord is way behind with Internet links, but they are still interesting. :( Neatorama shared Balladeer's Blog post that examines the various events that took place on other July 4th's

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School of Fail: English 101: Our Language Really is the Worst -- Why English is Hard To Learn

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WeatherAnt shares a Cheezburger image showing "School of Fail: English 101: Our Language Really is the Worst -- Why English is Hard To Learn".

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If Famous United States (U.S.) Presidents Were Replaced With Cats

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BuzzFeed shares "If Famous United States (U.S.) Presidents Were Replaced With Cats -- These are the cats they would be.

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The Fireworks Laws In All 50 United States (U.S.).

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[H]ard|OCP shares American Pyrotechnics Association (APA)'s directory of state laws. It has an United States (U.S.) map that shows which states allow and does not allow fireworks, the fireworks laws are in each specific state, etc.

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What happens if you die on a cruise ship?

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Neatorama shared an io9 article on answering "What happens if you die on a cruise ship?" question -- "Cruise ships are floating cities. They carry thousands of people from port to port, while life passes on the shore. And with that many people on board, it's inevitable that sometimes, someone dies.

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26 Wild Things You Probably Didn't Know About Fast Food

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Neatorama shared a BuzzFeed article on "26 Wild Things You Probably Didn't Know About Fast Food -- This list will both educate you and make you insatiably hungry. Proceed with caution!"

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If World Events Were Your Annoying Facebook Friends That Always Popped Up on Your News Feed

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FAIL Blog shares a funny long doctored and censored image titled "If World Events Were Your Annoying Facebook Friends

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The Weirdest Tax Deductions Ever Submitted

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Neatorama show "The Weirdest Tax Deductions Ever Submitted -- While you might have made some seemingly str

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Get with the times: You're driving all wrong!

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This MSNBC Bottom Line story/article says that "most driving guidelines -- including those now issued by AAA and most state transportation agencies -- now say you should lightly grip the wheel at the 9 and 3 o'clock positions.

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Spider-Hyphen-Man!

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The Daily What Geeks shares a(n) comic strip/image showing how to remember to hyphen or not

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Which former American President, if alive together, would win in a fight?

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The Most Amusing Images from the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) Strike

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The Daily What (TDW) Geeks share a Mental Floss/mental_floss blog showing "The Most Amusing Images from the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) Strike -- On January 18th, websites across the internet went on strike to protest the SOPA and the related Protect IP Act (PIPA). Some sites were completely blocked; others added censorship graphics to their banners, and some posted about the strike. The point was to make all internet users aware of the bills before Congress and to encourage reader participation. A few sites went above and beyond the call of duty and made the strike itself entertaining.

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Have you heard about Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)?

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Cop-Puter -- A spoof/parody to 1980/80s television/TV series/show.

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VideoSift shares an one minute and 22 seconds Funny Or Die video showing "Cop-Puter -- In the far off future of 1986, an Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) police officer has his brain waves copied onto computer floppy discs and is turned into the ultimate crime-fighting desktop: COP-PUTER..."

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Time Off Around the World.

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Neatorama shares The Economist's blog, with its chart and a 1.75 minutes video, showing the time offs from each country

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Greens Survive Only When Reds Die Flash Game

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Blue's News share a Flash game titled "Greens Survive Only When Reds Die" on Free Web Arcade and Bigdino -- "Sacrifice the reds to save the greens." and "... Control red and greens simultaneously, kill all reds to save the greens."

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