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Top 10 Places You Don’t Want To Visit

In previous lists we have looked at amazing holiday destinations – today we are looking at the bottom ten; these are ten places you don’t want to visit! Having said that, maybe the curious would get a thrill from visiting some of these strange and dangerous places, but for most of us, reading about it is quite enough. Feel free to mention any other contenders for the list in the comments.

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20 Awkward 2012 Presidential Campaign Photos

American presidential elections can be summarized as follows: Whichever candidate seems less like they just got imported from a wax museum wins. Which provides for ample coverage of awkward moments. We found a score of U.S. Presidential campaign candidate photos that are less-than-inspiring for our future as a nation.

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11 Awesome Pieces Of Advice From The Dalai Lama

The human capacity to care for others isn’t something trivial or something to be taken for granted. Rather, it is something we should cherish. Compassion is a marvel of human nature, a precious inner resource, and the foundation of our well-being and the harmony of our societies. If we seek happiness for ourselves, we should practice compassion: and if we seek happiness for others, we should also practice compassion.

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10 iPhone Apps for a Better Night’s Sleep

General health practitioners recommend that adults get at least seven hours of sleep each night for optimal functioning of mind, body and spirit. Countless studies have proven the direct links between sleep quality and its effects on healthy immune functions, memory, learning, metabolism and much more. A good night’s sleep starts with a bedtime routine that prepares your body for a restful night ahead. Some drift off peacefully with the help of simple melodies, while others prefer a calming voice to guide them The following apps provide options for people of all sleep styles. Forget counting those sheep and upgrade to sleep 2.0 with these 10 app picks.

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10 Steps For Buying A Used Car Without Getting Screwed

It's easy to get screwed with a used car, but fear no more, Jalopnik readers are here to help. Follow these steps and you should have no problem at all buying your new old car. Enjoy the ride!

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10 Incredibly Smart Celebrities

Most people think of Hollywood celebrities as stupid, self-obsessed idiots, and for the most part they’re right. But there are some incredibly smart celebrities as well. For every Lindsay Lohan, there’s a Harvard graduate Natalie Portman. For every Spencer Pratt, there’s a James Woods with a 180 IQ. Most of the smart celebrities on this list are certified MENSA members, and some of them even have IQ’s that are on par with (or surpass) Stephen Hawking’s 160 IQ.

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Top 13 Crimes Committed By Guys in Santa Suits

'Tis the season to be jolly, greedy, lecherous and absolutely, undeniably unfit to set foot in public. So, in honor of the holiday season, here are thirteen crimes committed by guys in Santa suits; from bank robberies to mall flashers to child molesters. Merry Christmas.

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5 Movie Apocalypses That Would Defeat Themselves

You have to think that one reason people are so pessimistic these days is that when we were growing up, every third movie involved an apocalypse ... via zombies, robots, monkeys or natural disaster. It can be kind of a downer, but if you want to make yourself feel better, all you need to do is remember that almost none of the apocalyptic scenarios actually work.

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10 Amazing Artworks Created From Coins

Pennies are often unfairly overlooked, but their presence on a share price can make the difference between a thriving company and one in apparent financial trouble. Sure, there’s not much you can buy with just a handful, and they don’t have quite the same allure as a wad of bills; however, as anyone with a penny jar can testify, they soon add up. Several artists have also seen the possibility in the spare change we carry around, putting it to good use in pieces that show how currency can have much more than just financial worth. Here are ten cool artworks created from coins.

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15 iPad Apps You Should Download Today

The iPad’s got a big screen, zippy performance and a decent web browser — but its real potential lies in the thousands of apps — more than 3,000 already — that use that hardware in new and interesting ways. But as significant of an advancement as the iPad may be compared to its smaller predecessors, one major problem remains: The App Store is still a cluttered mess, and iPad apps only add to the pile. Furthermore, iPad apps are generally more expensive than iPhone or iPod Touch apps. A few downloads could quickly drive your iTunes bill to the triple-digit range. Just which iPad apps are worth the splurge? After scouting the store and obsessively testing apps for days, we’ve dug up 15 gems that we believe are the best among the early birds, based on criteria of innovation, fun factor, value and quality interface design. We’ve split them up into three categories: productivity, media and games.

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20 Freaky Zombie Tattoos for Halloween

Wanna know what’s even scarier than a good Halloween costume? Maybe you’ve never thought of getting a Halloween tattoo, but if you really identify with the culture of the gruesome, here you have it, boys and ghouls, zombies and monsters tattoos.

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10 Rifles You Should Own Before You Die

In the introduction of “The Rifle Book,” Jack O’Connor wrote, “To me the rifle has always been the most romantic of all weapons, and of all rifles the one I love most is the rifle for big game… I like a handgun, I hold a shotgun in high regard; but rifles—well, I love the darned things.” Here you'll find a subjective list of the ones I believe you should own at some time in your life, and why.

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