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Former Hurricane Ophelia Is Making London Look Pretty Apocalyptic Right Now

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If you’re in London right now you might want to look out your window. It’s disturbing to say the least.

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Why a Bizarre Ex-Hurricane Is Pounding Ireland

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The extraordinary 2017 hurricane season continues apace this week, as Ireland braces against the remnants of hurricane—yes, hurricane—Ophelia, whose fierce winds reached the country’s southern coast Monday morning. Ophelia astounded meteorologists on Saturday when it intensified into a Category 3 hurricane farther…

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This Fake Cracking Effect On a 3,800-Foot High Glass Skywalk Might Be the Meanest Prank Ever

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Modern materials engineering allows us to build what looks like precarious glass skywalks perched thousands of feet off the ground. They’re completely safe, but knowing that doesn’t make them any less terrifying to traverse—especially when the glass skywalk you’re on uses transparent LCD screens to make it look like…

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Perennial.

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But seriously, I'm pretty sure the taco with the doritos as the shell was a metaphorical representation of our inescapable despair.
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Sword Guys

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Today on "Get To Know a Subculture":

I genuinely think there's no better demonstration of sexism in our society than the fact that we talk about cat ladies but not sword guys (and I do not mean to disparage either). This is despite the fact that the transition into the sword-guy lifestyle is swifter: A woman has to have, let's say, more than three cats before her cat ownership becomes a lifestyle statement and people deem her a "cat lady." But if a guy just mounts a single katana on his wall he is saying, "That's it, this is me now." Yet we never talk about sword guys?

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