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Actually, Seriously, The Funniest Thing Ever

After several thousand years of recorded civilization, two Chinese students in their dorm room lip-sync a Backstreet Boys song, and entertainment history is made. Warning: If you’re seeing this for the first time, this is funny enough to hurt you. Take deep breaths and pause when necessary.

Warren Bell — Warren Bell was nominated June 20, 2006, by President George W. Bush to be a member of the Board of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for the remainder of a ...

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E Pluribus . . . Gridlock

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