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Hot, Bubbling, Gelatinous Chunks: The Hypnotic Appeal of “Tallowtok”

The art of turning animal fat into... that

Giulia Alvarez-Katz
plastic tags on bread bag use to tell you which day of the week bread was baked on.

Welcome to Occlupanid Land

An online community has formed around classifying bread clips

Jeremy Glass
Whiteboard with "Tyleam," "Tylenol," "Ty Bye," and "Typhoon" written on it.

Nicknames So Good They Could Only Be the Work of this TikToker

From “Olivia” to “Trivia”? Her mind…

30 under 30
Fran Hoepfner

TMZ Is Home to the Last Good Computer Game

Celebrity Scramble, of course

Scramble Me This
Olivia Craighead
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The Euphoria of Stumbling Upon Weird Spotify Cover Songs

It’s like scrolling through the trenches of Limewire all over again

Danger Zone
Luke Winkie
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These Grandma Memes Are the Only Thing I Look Forward to Now

"Hugs and giggles out loud"

Everyone's welcome
Sarah Hagi
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A Eulogy for the CAPTCHA

Gone but not forgotten

Tarpley Hitt

Our Beautiful Raccoons

How to make your Instagram more habitable with our primarily nocturnal friends.

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Kelly Conaboy
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Aching With Strangers in the Comments of a Jackson Browne Song

The 1974 anthem "Fountain of Sorrow" seems to elicit a universal pang

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Claire Carusillo
Young gamer playing online video games while streaming on social media - Youth people addicted to ne...

Speedrunning: It’s Cool When Little Guys Go Fast

Even if you aren’t an avid gamer you can enjoy these videos

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Fran Hoepfner