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Here's the Salary You Need to Buy a Modest Home in New York City, San Francisco & 22 Other Places | Apartment Therap

If you're thinking about buying a home someday soon, these numbers should offer a little gut check to see how close you are to making The American Dream a reality.

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If You Win Mega Millions or Powerball, Should You Take the Cash Payout? | Mental Floss

Mega Millions has reached a record-breaking jackpot of $1.6 billion, which means your individual chances of taking home the winnings are less than one in 300,000,000. (And, amazingly, Powerball is currently at a not-too-shabby $620 million.) But it doesn't hurt to be prepared: If your ticket matches the winning numbers, here's the first decision you need to make before your life changes.

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15 Secrets of Courtroom Sketch Artists | Mental Floss

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This Hilarious Optical Illusion for Birds Could Save Your Life

Birds and planes are a bad combination, but it’s not so easy to shoo our avian friends away from airport runways. Thankfully, scientists from France have stumbled upon an ingenious solution to the problem—an optical illusion that appears to scare the

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A bigger Amazon Prime Day 2018 arrives July 16 with more deals, devices and longer hours

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How Do Fireworks Actually Work? | Mental Floss

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I'm British, and I experienced the biggest culture shock when I started working in the US

The UK and the US are not all that different. But as a British person living and working in America, I experienced a huge culture shock at work.

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To Brits with knickers in a twist over Americanisms: don't get your panties in a bunch | Science | The Guardian

Many ‘American’ phrases are actually British but a new book argues why we say what we say reveals a lot about our cultures

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10 Ways Americans and Europeans Differ | HowStuffWorks

HowStuffWorks looks at come of the cultural differences between Europe and America, like ice consumption, metric system and portion sizes.

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The Overwhelming Emotion of Hearing Toto’s “Africa” Remixed to Sound Like It’s Playing in an Empty Mall | The Ne

Jia Tolentino writes that editing a song to sound like it’s coming from a specific space—such as “Africa,” by Toto, as if it were playing in a mall—fights against the digital isolation of our times.

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Woman takes mirror selfie, accidentally creates bizarre optical illusion

A woman's mirror selfie has gone viral on Twitter after it created a weird optical illusion.

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Just How Hard Is It to Execute a Triple Axel in Figure Skating? | Mental Floss

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Here's what happens when you don't realize the guy you're nudging out of your photo is Jerry Seinfeld

Broderick was shopping with his pal Seinfeld when a fan asked for a picture -- but Seinfeld didn't make the cut and got nudged out of the shot.

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17 really easy DIY Mother's Day gifts

If you're looking for Mother's Day gift ideas, look no further than these 17 DIY and craft tutorials.

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Hear the Interviews that Helped Build the Dictionary of American Regional English | Mental Floss

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