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  1. Space

    Bacon Was the First Thing Ever Eaten on the Moon, Obviously

    I know it's been keeping you up at night. "Sure, American astronauts have made great leaps in exploring the final frontier. But, have we eaten enough bacon in space?" Not to worry, fellow patriots: turns out having access to bacon was a top priority for many of history's most intrepid space explorers.

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  2. Entertainment

    Who Is Watching Netflix’s Original Series Rotisserie Chicken and Sizzling Bacon?

    If Netflix and Hulu are competing in the fake original content prank wars, than my vote goes to Netflix and their mouthwatering new programming: 73-minute Original Series Rotisserie Chicken and Memento-like action film Sizzling Bacon.

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  3. Weird

    This App Wakes You up With the Smell and Sound of Bacon From the Institute for the Advancement of Bacon

    I don't know what's weirder: Oscar Mayer's iPhone alarm clock app, which will actually emit the smell of bacon through an add-on piece of hardware, or the incredibly bizarre Oscar Mayer Institute for the Advancement of Bacon website they put together for it. I sure know the future when I see it, though, and the future is bacon.

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  4. Weird

    Running Water on Bacon Means More Bacon and Less Shrinkage Apparently

    Now this rumor has been around for a while, but it looks like people are testing this theory and confirming it. Rest assured, the world will now be a better and happier place because the secret to more bacon has been discovered. Try it out!

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  5. Weird

    Candy You Probably Won’t Get Trick-or-Treating Tonight

    Yesterday the Geekosystem team took a field trip to Economy Candy here in New York City. It specializes in odd and vintage candy you're not likely to find in most places. We stocked up on sweets that people probably aren't going to be handing out for Trick-or-Treat tonight, and after tasting them that's probably for the best.

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  6. Science

    Eating Bacon Will Make You Live Longer (Because It’s Rich in Niacin)

    Bacon-lovers, you're in luck: a new study from researchers at ETH Zurich has revealed that niacin (aka Vitamin B3) could help you live longer! The niacin-rich food menu includes not only bacon, but also Marmite, sun-dried tomatoes, paprika, and peanuts; so, this pretty much sounds like the most delicious recipe for long life ever.

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  7. Uncategorized

    Be Buried in Bacon Coffin After Dying at an Early Age Because of Your Love for Bacon

    Okay, that's it, Internet. You've ruined bacon for me. Seriously, I was with y'all when it came to the bacon jewelry and the bacon flavored jelly beans and the bacon vodka and the bacon suits -- but this bacon coffin? This is too much. Shut it down.

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  8. Weird

    Bread Cheese Double Bacon Cheeseburger Is A Cardiac Episode You Can Hold In Your Hands

    We don't write about food a ton over here, so when we do, you can bet there's something impressive about it. In the case of this double bacon cheeseburger served on bread cheese -- a dense, baked cheese that, in a pinch, can serve as an admirable, if artery-clogging, substitute for bread -- it's that someone consumed this thing and survived all 4,300 fat and salt packed calories of it. I don't know if that qualifies it as a good idea, but still, respect should be paid.

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  9. Weird

    Your House Tastes Terrible, Now Go Wrap it in Bacon

    Bacon has a long and proud tradition of being wrapped around things to make them better, but those things are usually food. Would wrapping your house in bacon make it better? Probably, but how does one even begin to go about covering their house in bacon? How much bacon would it take? What's the best way to affix bacon to a house? What about defending your bacon house from predators? So many questions! Don't worry. Movoto has a handy infographic to help you sort it all out.

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  10. Science

    Pig Genome Sequenced, Holds Great News For Human Transplant Therapies, Bacon Production

    Swedish researchers from Upsalla University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences have sequenced the world's most delicious genome -- that of the pig. The research is important because,  contrary to popular and well-considered opinion, pigs are more than just pre-bacon -- they could also teach us a lot about human and animal disease, and those lessons are sure to be buoyed by a better understanding of their genetic makeup. In related news, yes, this also have implications for sausage, bacon, and all the other many delicious meats that come out of the noble swine.

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  11. Entertainment

    Ron Swanson Teaches Us How to Avoid a Bacon Shortage [Video]

    You might've heard there could be a bacon shortage in our near future, and you might've heard that, actually, there won't be one. Either way, the very slight possible chance that perhaps, just maybe, there'd be a shortage of bacon at any point in time worries Ron Swanson. Thankfully, in a The More You Know parody, he's here to teach us all how to prepare for the grim possibility.

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  12. Weird

    My Arteries Hurt Just Looking at the 100% Bacon Burger Patty

    Have you ever wondered what regret tastes like? The folks at Slater's 50/50 certainly have, and that's why they concocted the " 'merica Burger" which consists of a patty made of 100% ground bacon. It's said that just one bite is enough to kill a Shih Tzu.

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  13. Weird

    Burger King Unveils New Bacon Ice Cream Sundae

    Among the pulled pork sandwich and sweet potato fries found on Burger King's new limited edition summer menu, sits a simple, yet odd item one may have assumed would've never been put on offer at a national food chain: The bacon ice cream sundae.

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  14. Weird

    Now We Know How Much is Too Much Bacon [Video]

    We denizens of the internet are no stranger to the wonders of bacon. In fact, bacon proliferates across the web in a variety of ways. But perhaps none embody "internet" and "bacon" like those folks over at Epic Meal Time. They have a habit of putting bacon on their bacon only to then cover said bacon in more bacon with a little bacon grease on the side. It is known. So known, in fact, that thecussingchannel mashed together 30 episodes worth of them saying bacon into what might finally be classified as too much bacon.

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  15. Weird

    Use Bacon To Solve Any And All Of Your Problems [Video]

    Yet another good reason to always keep bacon in your back pocket, and to learn how to rub abstract concepts.

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