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Backwards televangelists listening to Led Zeppelin forwards

- A classic clip from TBN, the Christian TV network that brought you Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker. Play video

Infinite Schwarzenegger "Gear Up"

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Today, we celebrate Arnold Schwarzenegger's 67th birthday with our own Rob Beschizza's classic "Infinite Schwarzenegger 'Gear Up' Scene."

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Little girl is sad because she doesn't want her cute baby brother to grow up

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We know them feels, Sadie.

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Pomplamoose covers "Video Killed The Radio Star"

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Pomplamoose's excellent video for their cover of "Video Killed The Radio Star!"

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Watch a cocoa farmer try chocolate for the first time

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N'Da Alphonse grows cocoa in Ivory Coast. He harvests the pods, removes the pulp-covered beans, and dries them before selling them to brokers.

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Features

The magic of hacking reality

As humans, we search for ways to escape reality. For centuries, magicians have fucked our minds in the blink of an eye. Magic experience designer Ferdinando Buscema tells us how. Read the rest

The 1944 science fiction story that predicted the atomic bomb

In 1944, fully a year before the first successful nuclear test, Astounding Science Fiction magazine published a remarkably detailed description of an atomic bomb in a story called Deadline. The story, by the otherwise undistinguished author Cleve Cartmill, sent military intelligence racing to discover the source of his information — and his motives for publishing it. Read the rest