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7 Ways My Modern Country Turned Into a Dystopia Overnight
7 Ways My Modern Country Turned Into a Dystopia Overnight

We sat down with Dimitra Nikolaou, a Greek journalist, who told us what to expect if our economy ever goes tits up.

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4 Types of Ebola Panic That Are Secretly Racist
4 Types of Ebola Panic That Are Secretly Racist

Ebola is something of a perfect storm of panic. It appeals to weird things buried in society, exploiting a lot of fears that we should've outgrown decades ago.

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5 Viral Stories That Had Insane Twists After We All Moved On
5 Viral Stories That Had Insane Twists After We All Moved On

There are plenty of viral sensations that took a screeching turn onto the Ohshitville Expressway shortly after we all shared them on Facebook and then promptly forgot about them.

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5 Laws Everyone Would Hate (That the World Needs Anyway)
5 Laws Everyone Would Hate (That the World Needs Anyway)

We aren't always happy about laws, but life requires rules and regulations, lest everything devolve into chaos and anarchy.

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2 New Shirts for Thor, Tesla, and 'Neverending Story' Fans
2 New Shirts for Thor, Tesla, and 'Neverending Story' Fans

Fall's coming, which means Halloween's coming, which means it's almost the perfect season for appreciating dark, badass fantasy.

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5 Ridiculous Myths About Air Travel You Probably Believe
5 Ridiculous Myths About Air Travel You Probably Believe

his column's going to read like a goddamn paid advertisement for the airline industry, but this is what it's come to thanks to humankind.

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7 Important Details Nobody Mentions About Ferguson
7 Important Details Nobody Mentions About Ferguson

That business down in #Ferguson sure is Loonytown USA right now, yeah?

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5 Insane Things I Learned as a Foreign Aid Worker
5 Insane Things I Learned as a Foreign Aid Worker

Mark Hipwood spent 15 years providing medical aid to isolated villages in the Pacific Islands. Cracked sat down with him to learn the pains, pitfalls, frustrations, and reams of B.S. that go along with trying to make the world a better place.

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4 Deceptively Difficult Jobs Everyone Thinks They Can Do
4 Deceptively Difficult Jobs Everyone Thinks They Can Do

Let's talk about a few of those 'jobs that aren't really jobs' that almost everyone assumes they can do.

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4 Apocalyptic Scenarios You'd Probably Survive
4 Apocalyptic Scenarios You'd Probably Survive

If 'the big one' does hit sometime soon, there's a decent chance you'll come out the other side just fine.

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4 Things You Won't Believe It's Illegal to Buy in America
4 Things You Won't Believe It's Illegal to Buy in America

Everyone likes shopping, whether they admit it or not. Spending money on things you like is good times. At least it should be good times.

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4 Unexpected Things I Learned Smoking Crack Cocaine
4 Unexpected Things I Learned Smoking Crack Cocaine

Let's talk about what it's like to smoke crack.

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