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5 Places That Are Still On Fire

Living near an active volcano can make you nervous, but it's not the only fire down below. Coal is a long-burning mineral hidden underground that can ignite when the circumstances are right. Those circumstances include contact with air, which happens when we try to take the coal out of the ground for our own purposes. Here are five coal seams that have been burning for a long time.

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5 Survival Stories Almost As Metal As 127 Hours

There are two things you need to know before you go see the new movie 127 Hours. One, James Franco cuts off his own arm with a dull blade … on purpose. And two, it’s based on a true story. Back in 2003, Aron Ralston was hiking through Utah’s Blue John Canyon when a dislodged boulder fell on his right forearm, crushing and pinning it against a canyon wall. For five days, he tried to move the boulder with no success. So in a last-ditch attempt to avoid death, he took out his cheap multi-use tool and started cutting. The mere thought of that causes our testicles to retract back into our bodies — we would no doubt welcome the sweet release of death in a survival situation like that — but nevertheless, we love real-life tales of survival.

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Top 10 Bizarre Medical Anomalies

Gone are the days of sideshows displaying freaks of nature, but the diseases that caused these so-called “freaks” are still with us. Political correctness has made it impolite to display the sufferers of these illnesses, so we are left with the Internet – the last resort of those with a fascinating for the bizarre. This list looks at some of the most unusual (and sometimes horrifying) anomalies of medical science.

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12 Things you need to know about the Great Coastal Texas Barbecue Trail

While planning a Texas trip, I started learning more about the state’s barbecue regions and where to find the best eats. The area that most piqued my interest? Victoria’s Great Coastal Texas Barbecue Trail. It may be the new kid on the barbecue block, but it has roots that go generations deep. Here’s why everyone worth their salt is talking about it, and what you need to know to plan your own trip.

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11 Lies Women Tell Men

Alright, this one’s going to piss off some, make others chuckle, and probably piss off some more. But bottom line, no one’s 100% honest all of the time and there’s no question we boys have made an omission or two with you…but then you most certainly have with us, too! Here’s a Dude’s List dose of the tall tales we’ve been told by you ladies. Take a look in the mirror…

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Top 10 Least Expensive Midsize Sedans for 2011

Midsize sedans are the vehicles of choice for many families and many of the models in this segment are quite affordable. And don't think that a low price tag goes hand-in-hand with poor quality; quite a few of these bargain-priced models offer the sort of feature content, refinement and attention to detail that have traditionally been associated with cars costing thousands more. The 10 midsize sedans listed below are the most affordable picks available. We've listed each vehicle's MSRP, but remember that the prices shown reflect those of base models — additional financial outlay may be required to get the options you desire.

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10 Treasures We’ll Lose as Sea Levels Rise

Rising temperatures + melting glaciers = higher seas levels. With those surging waters comes the potential for lower-lying land areas around the globe to be washed out, according to climate scientists. They're not just talking about a handful of backwater locales already rendered nearly vacant by the invisible hand of modern progress. If a pair of European researchers is right, some of the most important historic, architectural, cultural and religious destinations on the planet may eventually be lost at sea.

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The continuing evolution of location-based social networking has yielded creative solutions for advocacy, fundraising and crisis response. With the increased competition among services like Foursquare, Gowalla and Whrrl, non-profits are innovating even further.

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15 Most Expensive Vintage Toys Ever Sold On Ebay

When we’re kids we spend our allowance on a toy and then beat it until it falls apart at the seams. When we’re “adults” we buy the same toys for 100X more and never open the box. This article is an ode to our bizarre relationship with toys.

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10 Kansas City's Best Barbecue Restaurants

Trying to find the best Barbecue in Kansas City? 10Best has you covered. Our editors and locals search the city and suburbs for the top places. Then, we showcase popular restaurants like and highlight eateries with great user reviews. We also help you find areas where Barbecue is prominent - the Downtown area, for example - so that you not only get terrific dining recommendations, but you also have choices to boot. After all, if you're going to eat, you may as well do it right and take advantage of Kansas City's best.

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9 Dumbest Gun-Control Quotes from Politicians and Celebrities

People often say dumb things in the heated passion of political debate. And in the new era of gun control regulations, inflaming emotions rather than engaging in a rational discussion has become all too common. What follows is a list of 9 dumb quotes from gun-control proponents about the Second Amendment, gun violence, and guns that confirms, once again, that thinking before emoting is easier said than done.

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25 Eeriest Shipwrecks in the World

Whether on the bottom of the ocean or washed up on a empty beach, shipwrecks have captured our imaginations for centuries. They lead to ghost stories, mysteries, and legends. And as you take a look at some of these shipwrecks maybe you too will get a sense of their foreboding wonder. These are the 25 eeriest shipwrecks in the world.

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