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Well, where else are we supposed to play 'Bejeweled'?

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The Federation of American Scientists has pegged the annual operating cost of a Nimitz-class carrier at $120 million.

All Texas driver's licenses have an intentional error on them. On the reverse, the first I in "directive" is not dotted.

Maslenitsa, one of Russia's most popular gourmet festivals, starts before the Lent fast, during which people cannot eat any animal products. At this year's fest, chefs made pancakes topped with caviar and stuffed with brains. One of the festival's highlights is burning a dummy dressed as Lady Maslenitsa.

According to SquareTrade, more than one in seven iPhone 4 owners will damage their phone within the first year, the highest rate of any smartphone. Plaxo Research reports that 19% of people drop their smartphones in the toilet.

What do Kim Basinger and Scott Bakula have in common? Pet hermit crabs.

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