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10 New Fast Food Items (in the works)

Fast Food chains around the country have taken notice of KFC's successful introduction of the Double Down Sandwich. They intend to keep up the momentum with some incredibly gross, but delicious, concoctions of their own. All bets on good taste and nutrition are off. Any and all ideas are on the table. Or Value menu. But word on the street is that these 10 food-like items are leading the pack.

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14 Iconic Film Stunts That Were Actually As Dangerous As They Looked

Some people watch movies for the story, or the actors's performances, some are fans of cinematography or score. For others though, all that stuff is just what happens around the most important part of the film—the stunts. Here, presented in chronological order, are 14 of the most dangerous (at times almost stupidly so) stunts ever attempted in film history. Appreciate the skill and craftsmanship of these stuntpeople and their coordinators—and appreciate the fact that you will probably never come this close to breaking all your bones or losing your teeth at work. Unless you do something cool, but you get the point.

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Top 10 SCI-FI Planet Destroying Starships

In space no-one can hear you scream but if these planet destroyers are anything to go by then that’s probably a good thing. Wholesale destruction is a noisy business so put your earmuffs on and cast your eyes down the following explosive Top Ten.

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9 Most Crystal Clear Waters on Earth

We’ve deemed you, our beloved readers, worthy of a list of the most beautiful, crystal clear waters in the world. Some are lakes, some are oceans, and all are natural. We wouldn’t be so over-the-top to claim this is a list of places to visit before you die, but we would heartily recommend you make a trip to a few while you’re still alive.

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10 Generals Who Got In Trouble With Their Chief

American General Stanley McChrystal was recently relieved of command by President Obama, for disparaging comments he made about the administration. He was the latest U.S. general to be sacked for crossing the Commander In Chief. Here, in alphabetical order, is a list of other generals from history who got into trouble of varying severity with their superiors.

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10 Myths about These Deadly Storms

Hurricanes are one of the most terrifying of all natural disasters — and plenty of people misunderstand them and what to do if one of these storms threatens. What you don't know could kill you or cost you dearly financially. Here are some myths you might mistakenly believe.

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The 14 Freakiest Serial Killers You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

We all know of the Mansons, Dahmers and John Wayne Gacys of the world—the mass killers that are media darlings. But for every nutbar killer who are splashed all over the headlines, there are plenty who never make the limelight. Some are from other parts of the world, some from too long ago to remember. But each of them is interesting and terrifying in their own right.

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10 Loud Places That Are Actually Nice and Quiet

You know how people make lists of unusual town names to send out as a joke via email? I got one that had a list of “noisy” towns. I decided to look them up and see how “loud” these places really are. I found that most of them were simply nice, quiet places -with very loud names.

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The 10 Greatest Soviet Cosmonauts in History

It’s almost a cliché. Most kids dream about wearing a spacesuit and launching into the mysterious, awe-inspiring realms of outer space. And with iconic heroes like Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to look up to, it’s small wonder. Yet Armstrong, Aldrin and all the other famous American astronauts aren’t the only ones to have taken groundbreaking steps in the history of space exploration. On the other side of the Cold War divide, the Soviet Union kept itself busy as well. Here’s a look at 10 Soviet cosmonauts who realized their dreams of becoming astronauts – embarking on careers that are like the stuff of storybooks.

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Our 10 Favorite Shelbys of All Time

How did a lanky chicken farmer from Texas become the most recognizable speed merchant in America? By building some of the rawest performance machines ever made. Jalopnik readers are here to show you the crème de la crème of Shelby cars. Of course, when writing about "favorite" Shelbys you're inviting vigorous debate. We love the Shelby Street Fighter Rampage based on name and El Caminoness alone, but we're strange. The ten cars he represent a range of cars we (and anyone with a brain) love.

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15 Biggest Fails for Techies Who Bought the Wrong Gear Too Early

Whether or not you believe that early adopters of new tech always get screwed, history proves that buying the latest gadget on day one isn't always a great idea. Sometimes, expensive products quickly become dirt-cheap, hype transforms into obsolescence, and early support is rewarded with a stab in the back. Consider these examples of the 15 biggest early-adopter fails (and the year they let us down) and tell us if a tech company has ever treated you worse.

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The Top 10 Starter Bikes

The tumultuous rumble of dual exhaust cans drowns out the stale elevator music on your way up to the office. You daydream of wheelies, knee-dragging and checkered flags. Sleep is a fond memory, due to motorcycle-induced insomnia. If you experience any of these symptoms, you’ve got the fever, and once you’ve been bitten, there is no antidote. After completing your MSF safety course, obtaining your motorcycle license endorsement and purchasing the proper riding gear, there’s only one thing left on the list: your first motorcycle. Shrewd riders will opt for a bike with a smaller engine, lower seat height and comfortable riding position to aid the two-wheel acclimatization process. Bikes like the Suzuki Hayabusa, Kawasaki ZX-14 and Yamaha YZF-R1 are certain death rockets for beginner riders, so hide the pride and spring for a tamer machine. Entry-level motorcycles usually tend to be wallet-friendly and produce exceptional gas mileage, which is paramount in these preposterous economic times. Have a good hard look at our list of top 10 beginner motorcycles that are on the market now, and work your way up to that Z1000.

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