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10 Watches More Expensive Than A Ferrari

Letís be realistic here, the economy is in the crapper and your 401k looks about as arousing as you do after a cold shower. Whatís a Burgundy drinking, ístache rocking, web surfing Internet denizen like you to do? Diversify your skill set by ogling watches youíll never be able to afford and learning what makes them tick. Most of these watches are more complicated than college calculus and have more history than you could learn in a lifetime. You might even need an engineering degree and an instructional tome to figure out how they work. Regardless, all these watches (for one reason or another) are ridiculously cool and absurdly expensive. Sell the Ferrari, liquidate the stocks, and pick up one of these bad-ass timekeeping devices.

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Top 10 Weapons of the future

We went from swords to machine guns and nuclear bombs, but what are the next weapons on the horizon? We round up ten of the most promising technologies. These are powerful energy beams that travel through air or space in straight lines. They travel at the speed of light and can strike over distances of thousands of kilometres.

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The 8 Most Famous Mutts Ever

Mutts sometimes get a bad rap because they are less predictable and lack the supposedly superior genetics of purebreds, but scientists have performed multiple studies showing that mixed breed dogs are actually much healthier and often live longer than their purebred counterparts. While there is no definitive answer as to which is better because everyoneís opinion will be based on personal and subjective criteria, there is no doubt that many of us have a soft spot in our hearts for the old ďHeinz 57 dogs.Ē In honor of Muttís Day, letís take a look at some of the most famous mixed-breed pooches in history.

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5 Ways to Give Yourself an Education That Kicks the Crap Out of the One You Got in School

One of the biggest reasons that people are denied the privilege of education is because they canít afford it. However, today we live in a world where knowledge and information are at our finger tips like never before. Technology has leveled the playing field so that anybody with an interest and an internet connection can receive a world class education. Bloggers, podcasters, search engines and digital content creators of all types of have made it possible for us to learn virtually anything we want to even if we donít have the money. If you want to learn anything chances are there is somebody creating content about the subject and sharing it with the world at no cost.

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5 Federal Policies on Guns Youíve Never Heard Of

U.S. gun policy is set by both state and federal law. We previously published an explainer on the ways states have eased gun restrictions. But federal policy, too, has become more gun friendly in recent years ó and we're not just talking about the 2008 Supreme Court ruling that struck down the handgun ban in Washington, D.C., and held that people have a right to keep guns in their homes.

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Top 5 Thanksgiving Cooking Apps

There are a ton of excellent cooking apps available for the iPhone (check out my article on the Top 14 iPhone Recipe Apps for more on the best options). Thanksgiving is one of the busiest times of the year for home cooks, so I took a look at which of these excellent apps would be best to help prepare your holiday meal. Many of these cooking apps have specific Thanksgiving recipes or will help you find new dishes to prepare this November.

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I Canít Believe These 5 Big Companies Are Dog-Friendly!

Hate that look on your dogís face when you leave for work in the morning? Get a job at one of these 5 companies and youíll never have to see it again! Check out the list below to find out how these innovative workplaces are making canines part of the team.

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20 Most Conscientious College Dining Halls

Going to college doesnít have to mean letting go of your sustainable lifestyle. Many colleges are adopting a more eco-friendly way of taking care of everyday life on campus, including in their dining halls. These campus dining halls take special care to use local and organic food, conserve resources, and find smart ways to make their dining experiences positive for students and the environment.

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10 Fascinating Stories About Medals

Medals of achievement have been granted for centuries. From Olympic medals for athletic prowess to Nobel Prizes for academic excellence to Purple Hearts for being caught in the cross hairs, medals are one of the ultimate symbols of honor and accomplishment. Below are 10 tales of medals bestowed, touching on everything from heroism to irony.

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The 12 Least Intimidating Metal Album Covers

The metal genre of music is loaded with images of sex, violence, drugs, and sandmen entering things. Defined by a heavy sound, metal music stands out by kicking you right in the balls. However, metal also has a long standing record have some of the absolute worst and least intimidating album covers that you are ever likely to see.

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The Top 10 Most Gerrymandered Congressional Districts in the United States

Gerrymander: Itís a dirty word. Everyone knows itís a political insult, but not everyone understands exactly what it means. And even many of those who know what gerrymandering is donít fully grasp how it completely dominates American politics. Gerrymandering is dirty politics, but itís all-pervasive across the American landscape. You who are reading this, right now, are likely to live in a gerrymandered congressional district. And youíre either happy with the arrangement, or blithely unaware and just donít care. Because few people ever complain or even think about their district boundaries.

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10 Surprisingly Well-Educated Rock Stars

Getting a college degree is an accomplishment for anyone, but it can be an increasingly difficult milestone to reach once life gets in the way Ė especially if youíre a world-famous rock and roll star. Touring and writing and recording new music is bound to impede any academic aspirations, and at some point a decision needs to be made between a life on the road and a life filled with books and research. Some of the entries on this list took a more customary approach and earned their bachelorís degrees before rocking their way into the limelight; others were less conventional and took their high school equivalencies after dropping out, or returned to university after lengthy breaks. Take a look at these 10 stories and be inspired by their protagonistsí creativity and determination.

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