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The 10 Raddest Movie Mall Scenes in Nerd-dom

Is there a better symbol of widespread American consumerism than the shopping mall? For the purposes of this list, let's say "no." With that in mind, it goes to show that, any time a movie involves a person or group tearing through a mall, that it's some kind of metaphor for destroying our reliance on goods and things instead of people, right? Either that or it's just cool to destroy so many things. Ever since their modern day inception, malls have served as important locales for films. We've learned that they make for excellent places to hide out during a zombie apocalypse, ambush your unawares and even take your time-traveling friends to show them what modern days are like. Scenes in malls tend to either be of the "kids talking about stuff" variety or the "let's make an action set piece" kind.

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10 Unique Stories Of Milestone Meteorites

Every day, our atmosphere is bombarded with alien rocks. They travel billions of miles across the soulless chasm of space on a collision course with Earth, and in a brief, glorious instant, they’re gone, burned to oblivion in the upper reaches of the atmosphere. But every now and then, a meteorite arrives with just the right mixture of size and determination to make landfall. And if it wasn’t a rock, it would understand that this means exciting times for the people below.

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27 Actors Who Got Their Starts on Miami Vice

On September 28, 1984, Miami Vice made its premiere on NBC, and a new kind of cop show was born—one in which grown men weren’t afraid to pair pastel Ts with white Armani suits, music was an integral part of the storytelling, and pet alligators and sweet Ferraris were all within reach of an undercover narcotics officer. The show, which for the most part still holds up today (well, the first three seasons at least), is also famous for giving a break to dozens of then-unknown young actors who’ve since moved from the underbelly of South Beach to the top of the Hollywood A-list. Here are 27 of them.

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18 Super Superstitious Celebs

Superstitions are beliefs or notions not based on reason or knowledge. They’re usually based on folk stories and old wives tales surrounding luck and fate, and are often tied to spirituality or even psychology. Celebrities are especially known to have superstitions, and this often applies doubly to those who perform in theatre. Some involve animals, objects or words… and some even border on the realm of the obsessive-compulsive. Here are eighteen celebs who take their superstitions to the limit.

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The 10 Most Useless Graduate Degrees

We made a list of ten most useless graduate degrees using “Hard Times 2013” report from the Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce. Differences in unemployment and earnings are based on major for BA and graduate degree holders. This study has shown that degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics give the best opportunities for employment and earnings. Graduates with non-technical degrees have less chance to find a proper job. Unemployment is generally higher for arts – 9.8%, law and public policy -9.2%.

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9 Regular People Who Became Memes

We may never know the true identities of Annoying Facebook Girl and Good Guy Greg, but we do know a little bit more about the people who inspired these memes.

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Top 10 Public Health Online Degree Programs

An online public health degree could be your ticket to a satisfying and meaningful career in an exciting and growing field. Public health professionals are called upon to help solve some of today’s most complex and challenging social issues, including teen pregnancy, substance abuse, poverty, and crisis management. With an online bachelor’s or master’s degree in public health you will be qualified for a number of positions in education, administration/management, public policy, community practice and research. Potential job titles include outreach specialist, policy analyst, health economist, community health educator, research associate, crisis management consultant, disaster relief specialist, and more.

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4 Inexpensive products Can Save Newborns

This Mother's Day, many women will squeeze their children in their arms while others will have to hold their babies in their hearts. A report released today shines light on the plight of women whose babies died shortly after birth. More than one million babies die on their birth day every year worldwide, according to a report from Save the Children, a non-profit that aims to improve the lives of boys and girls in need around the world. That makes a baby's first day the riskiest day of his or her life — in the USA and other countries, according to the 14th annual State of the World's Mothers report. Released in the run-up to Mother's Day, the report aims to increase awareness of the needs of mothers and children around the world.

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Top 10 Signs She's Faking It, Starring Whiteboard Girl

When images of an attractive girl named Jenny quitting her job and exposing her sexist boss on a whiteboard went viral this week, the internet had its newest cult hero, and we found our newest crush. Embattled workers everywhere rallied around the young cyber-revolutionary, whose proclamations of her boss’ bad breath and addiction to Farmville were mini-rallying cries for abused pencil pushers everywhere. So, when it was revealed that the photos were in fact an elaborate hoax perpetrated by our friends at The Chive and a fledgling actress named Elyse Porterfield, we couldn’t help but feel duped (and impressed). If this young ingenue can fool us with such ease, how easy is it for the women in our lives to fool us too? And what if it happens in the (gulp) bedroom?

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Living Off Land: 12 Amazing Houseboats & Floating Homes

They come in all shapes and sizes, from traditional-looking contemporary homes that just happen to be floating on water to ultramodern houseboat concepts that look like they might be able to fly, too. Some are high-end, while others are cobbled together from reclaimed planes, trains and automobiles, proving that you don’t have to have a large budget to take your home to the high seas – or the lake, bay, river or canal.

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9 Supervillains Who Would Make Awesome Heroes

Superheroes aren't the only ones who occasionally jump the fence to the other side of the good/bad spectrum. Bad guys try their hands at being heroes every once in a while, too. For some, it even takes permanently. Hawkeye and Rogue got their starts as villains. The Riddler's now a semi-reformed mystery solver. And Emma Frost was a major villain until she took up residence at Professor X's School for Gifted Youngsters. Others have merely dabbled -- Magneto led the X-Men for a while, Catwoman straddles the hero/villain line on a daily basis, The Sandman remade himself into crime fighter for a minute there and even became a reserve Avenger -- but not all supervillains have yet got the chance to try their hands at heroin'. Here's some who we'd like to see try the blues and reds instead of the greens and purples.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the 8 Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, Neil deGrasse Tyson — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: “Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?” Adding to history’s notable reading lists — including those by Leo Tolstoy, Alan Turing, Brian Eno, David Bowie, Stewart Brand, and Carl Sagan — Tyson offers the following eight essentials, each followed by a short, and sometimes wry, statement about “how the book’s content influenced the behavior of people who shaped the western world”.

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