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Caroline Siede

Caroline Siede is a freelance writer living in Chicago where the cold never bothers her anyway. She frequently contributes to The A.V. Club and documents her experiences in the city on her blog Introverted Chicago. When not contemplating time travel paradoxes, she often tweets sarcastic things @CarolineSiede.

Sense8 co-creator J. Michael Straczynski on the logistics of filming a global story

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Despite getting some mixed reviews on its release, the new Netflix series Sense8 is really fascinating.

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An ode to the Hubble Space Telescope

In honor of the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary, NPR celebrates the iconic space craft with a little help from Iggy Azalea's “Trouble.”

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62 years of Congressional cooperation in a single gif

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NPR’s Science Tumblr Skunk Bear created this cool data visualization based on a study of the rise of partisanship in the U.S. House of Representatives:

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Powerful TED Talk on headscarves and unconscious bias

Engineer Yassmin Abdel-Magied gave an awesome TED Talk about the danger of unconscious bias.

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Vlogbrothers launch their own podcast

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Having already mastered the world of YouTube, Hank and John Green (aka the Vlogbrothers) are now moving into the realm of podcasting as well.

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Tackling the question “Can you change your race?”

Vlogger Franchesca Ramsey weighs in on Rachel Dolezal in a new video for MTV News’ Decoded.

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Delightful short film explores the downside of owning a pet dinosaur

The aptly-named YouTube channel We Have A Dinosaur has a simple mission: Release "short films about the joys and perils of dinosaur ownership."

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Real-life zookeepers love recreating Jurassic World’s raptor squad

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As highlighted in pretty much every trailer for the film, a big part of Jurassic World involves Chris Pratt training a "raptor squad." Now real-life zookeepers and trainers across the country are recreating that scene with their own animals

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Adding “-ing” to movie titles makes them way better

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Illustrator James Chapman decided to add “-ing” to movie titles and then draw an image to represent these new and improved films.

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Out-of-context Ramsay Bolton turns this monster into a sweetheart

Game Of Thrones is full of horrendous characters, but sadistic rapist and torturer Ramsay Bolton may be the worst of them all.

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Ian McKellen delivers impromptu Shakespeare soliloquy at award show

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Many actors have delivered memorable moments in acceptance speeches, but few of them involved performing Shakespearean soliloquies.

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Here are a bunch of guys dressed as Spartans riding the London Tube

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These bold men were cosplaying as Spartan soldiers from the movie from 300, so naturally they decided to ride the London Tube.

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Cool gifs reveal the orbital period of each planet

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NPR’s Science Tumblr “Skunk Bear” shared these awesome gifs that demonstrate how long it takes each planet in our solar system to travel around the sun

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Blackhawks fans riot and for some reason it's not sensationalized by the media

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Let Plankton from Spongebob teach you the importance of plankton

For World Oceans Day, BBC Earth teamed up with SpongeBob SquarePants and Sheldon J. Plankton to teach kids (and adults) about the importance of plankton.

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Here are two kittens reenacting the shower scene from Psycho

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the shower

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Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron’s Mad Max stunt doubles got married

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