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Tumblr Thread Dissects the Sheer Insanity of Producing the Original Jurassic Park

This one's for the dinosaur kids. This Tumblr thread goes into the gritty details of the lengths artists and scientists went to to make the amazingly realistic effects in Jurassic Park. Turns out the film leaves an incredibly interesting legacy. Pretty cool rigs, man.

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23 Attempts That Got Caught up in a Whirlwind of Failure

Misfortune follows us throughout our lives. Sometimes you're trying to insult a celebrity. Sometimes you're trying to skip in front of traffic like a douche. Sometimes you're trying to give a person a compliment, create a work of art or fix something to the best of your ability. On all sides of the spectrum, there is failure.

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Tumblr Thread Explores History Of One Of America's Most Heroic Marshalls

Bass Reeves made it very hard to be a criminal in his time of being a US Marshall. The man's numbers are heroic, superhuman even, and it is high time for us to further explore his story on screen. This Lawman lived down true legends, and came out the other side swinging, ready to take on the next law-breaking, degenerate with what I can only imagine was masterfully honed skills, unwavering courage, and pure grit. 

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Tumblr Enlightens Youth on “The Game” You Just Lost

Boy does this make us feel old. Now that all the kids are playing forknife or whatever, they never got to suffer the frustration and constant failure that went into playing, and losing The Game. We're just glad that there's still people out there on tumblr willing to explain the rich history of The Game. Ah crap, just lost again.

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The story goes like this: over 70 years ago a World War II soldier filled 31 rolls of film with pictures, and in 2014, The Rescued Film Project, recovered all 31 of those rolls. What follows, is a video showing what went into the development of these photos, and then as an audience, we even get to see some of them! Pretty neat. 

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17 Popular Misconceptions People Wish Would Go Away

Some pieces of trivia can stick around in cultural consciousness for way too long, especially if they're untrue. It can be tempting to repeat a myth just because it sounds shocking and "unbelievable." There are oodles of misconceptions that people have about the past and future that just never seem to die.

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Heartbreaking Roald Dahl Letter Urges People to Vaccinate Against Measles

In 1986, the legendary author wrote this letter about the passing of his daughter 24 years earlier. This message still resonates today as a reminder of the dangers of not taking steps against the preventable disease. It's a bit of a shame that this message from almost 40 years ago is still relevant, but here we are.

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25 Facts You Can Use to Impress Your Dumb Friends at Parties

You need everyone to know just how thoughtful and knowledgeable you are. Don't worry, we've got your back. The next time you're with a group of people, you can sling some of these facts their way and feel smart.

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Guy Discovers His Neighbor is Cool as Hell

Gene has tons of knowledge and a sweet collection of old stuff. He even hand-builds model ships! Gene is also totally down to show off his cool stuff and tell stories.

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15 Foods That Make You Wonder How People Figured out They Were Edible

How did people discover that you could dig up months old ammonia-shark and eat it without dying? The answer to this, and most likely a lot of these, is as simple as "someone must've been pretty damn hungry."

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25 Unfortunate Moments That Flung People's Days into the Trash

These people woke up thinking their day was gonna be totally fine, but sadly they were wrong. Life can strike at any moment.

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25 Freaky Things People Found After They Bought a House

Some of these are living nightmares, others are relics of a time long past. More of them are embarrassing things people hid and forgot about. A few are the reason the last tenants left the place.

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25 Moments That Ensured People Would Have a Bad Day

Just goes to show that at any given moment, you're at the mercy of the universe. Especially if you've already messed up your day through your own devices.

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