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  1. 18 life lessons every 90s kid learned from their favourite TV showsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Metro

    ... if you took heed of the following life lessons: If you can survive the assaults of Nelson and co from The Simpsons and come out unscathed from the various playground wars in Recess, then you'll be a man, my son. Just watch Helga from Hey Arnold! and ...

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  2. Bruce Willis Starring in 'Misery' on BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | /film

    Are we living in a Simpsons episode? The idea of Bruce Willis starring in a Broadway version of Misery - yeah, based on the 1987 Stephen King novel - seems like exactly the sort of marquee attraction that would lure in Homer Simpson during a "the Simpsons are going to Manhattan!" episode of the show. Will it lure in real paying customers? We've got more info on the Bruce Willis version of Misery after the break.

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  3. D'oh! Homer Simpson beat scientists in race to find Higgs boson massRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Los Angeles Times

    ... short, could particle physicists have saved themselves a lot of trouble and simply watched a 1998 episode of "The Simpsons" to figure out the mass of the Higgs boson ? If you've heard the news about the Nobel Prize in physics, you might be asking ...

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  4. How the Golem Got His Groove BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Forward

    This year marks the centenary of the book publication of Gustav Meyrink's serialized novel "Der Golem." Until a 2006 episode of TV's "The Simpsons," where Bart Simpson stole a golem from Krusty the Clown, Meyrink's was probably the most famous adaptation of the ancient Jewish legend in which a man of clay is brought to life by magic as a "sort of friendly Jewish Frankenstein," as Germanist Cathy Gelbin stated in "The Golem Returns."

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  5. Cartoon worlds collide as 'The Simpsons' meet 'Akira' in 'Barkira'Read the original story

    Thursday | The Japan Times

    Last year, animated TV show "The Simpsons" spoofed the films of director Hayao Miyazaki. This spring, bootleg Bart Simpson T-shirts line the boutiques of Harajuku.

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  6. 12:42 Homer Simpson found 'God particle' 14 years before scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AkiPress

    Homer Simpson predicted the mass of the Higgs boson, often known as "the God particle," 14 years before it was discovered by scientists, a science writer claims, reports The Telegraph . In a 1998 episode of the hit animated television show "The Simpsons," the character more famous for his love of doughnuts than mathematics is shown in front of a blackboard working on an equation.

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  7. Homer Simpson discovered Higgs boson 14 years before scientists, author claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Fox News

    Oct. 18, 2009: Matt Groening , creator of The Simpsons, poses with characters from the show Homer, Bart, Lisa, Marge and Maggie at the 20th anniversary party for the television series at Barker hangar in Santa Monica, California. Homer Simpson predicted the mass of the Higgs boson, often known as "the God particle," 14 years before it was discovered by scientists, a science writer claims.

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  8. How Homer Simpson Predicted A Major Physics Breakthrough Before Science DidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cinema Blend News

    Homer Simpson has been called a lot of things over The Simpsons ' 26 years on the air, and most of them have been negative. Somehow, showers of ' physics super genius' praise haven't often fallen on the character.

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  9. Homer Simpson Knows His Physics And The FUTURE! He Knew About...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Perez Hilton

    Homer Simpson is known for his bumbling ways on The Simpsons but a revelation from an episode FOURTEEN YEARS AGO proves that Homey was no dope! That episode was entitled The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace and it featured Homer writing an equation on a blackboard that may have predicted the mass of Higgs boson years before physicists did at the Large Hadron Collider. "That equation predicts the mass of the Higgs boson.

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  10. D'oh! Did Homer Simpson predict the mass of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | RedOrbit

    Fourteen years before researchers at the European Organization for Nuclear Research first observed the elementary particle known as the Higgs boson, another individual developed an equation that correctly predicted the mass of the so-called "God particle." According to The Huffington Post , a 1998 episode of the popular animated television program 'The Simpsons' shows the titular clan's typically thick-headed patriarch standing in front of a chalkboard containing a complex mathematical formula prefiguring CERN's discovery.

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  11. Homer Simpson predicted the Higgs boson particle equation, 14 years before it was discoveredRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | TheCelebrityCafe

    Homer Simpson may have been smarter than we thought. The author on a new book about mathematics in The Simpsons claims that the hapless patriarch of America's favorite animated family actually predicted the equation to find the mass of the Higgs boson particle in 1998.

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  12. Now You See It: Father and son build Simpsons characters out of snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    ... easiest way to solve that is to put a couch and you can put almost anyone on there. So it just happened to be the Simpsons this year and they sit on a couch!" The father said. It took shovels, a wheel barrel, a knife and about thirty dollars of ...

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  13. Turns out Homer Simpson calculated Higgs boson particle before scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | GlobalNews

    ... certain elements in our universe have mass. According to The Independent , Simon Singh, the author of the book The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets said that Homer made the calculation in the 1998 episode titled "The Winter of Evergreen ...

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  14. Homer Simpson Figured Out Higgs Boson 14 Years Before ScientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | ABC News

    Homer Simpson appears to predict the mass of the Higgs boson particle in a grab made from a 1998 episode of "The Simpsons." Higgs boson , aka the "God particle," was allegedly confirmed to exist by CERN in 2013, but this complex idea -- an elementary particle that is key in explaining certain "mass" situations -- apparently was confirmed first by ... wait for it ... Homer Simpson ?! In a 1998 episode of the long-running show, Homer draws an equation on the chalkboard that Dr. Simon Singh says "almost predicted the mass of the elementary particle," according to The Independent newspaper in Britain.

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  15. Apparently The Simpsons Discovered the Higgs Boson Particle Before Everyone ElseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | TIME.com

    ... the most important scientific breakthroughs of recent years - so says Simon Singh, the author of the 2013 book The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets . In the 1998 episode "The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace," Homer decides to become an inventor ...

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  16. Father and son make a oeSimpsonsa snow sculptureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | WWLP

    ... easiest way to solve that is to put a couch and you can put almost anyone on there. So it just happened to be the Simpsons this year and they sit on a couch," said the father. It took shovels, a wheel barrel, a knife and about thirty dollars of ...

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  17. Homer Simpson almost discovered the Higgs boson before any scientistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Mashable

    A new book titled The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets claims that donut-loving Homer Simpson nearly predicted the mass of the Higgs boson 14 years before any scientist. During the episode "The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace," which aired in September 1998, Homer writes an equation on a chalkboard, which turns out to be an equation that nearly predicts the mass of the Higgs boson a.k.a. the "God Particle."

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  18. Review: Cowabunga! 'Mr. Burns' a wild and funny apocalyptic rompRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... of Duff beer. Anne Washburn's wildly brave Homeric odyssey may be steeped in the pop cultural folklore of "The Simpsons," but it also palpably taps into the bleak apocalyptic tenor of the zeitgeist today. From zombie fanatics to disaster preppers, ...

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  19. Homer Simpson Predicted the Mass of the Higgs Boson Particle 14 Years Before Scientists Discovered ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Neatorama

    In 1998, The Simpsons episode " The Wizard of Evergreen Terrace " depicted lovable dunce Homer Simpson as a failed inventor. At one point, he writes a mathematical equation on a chalkboard.

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  20. D'Oh! Homer Simpson Figured Out The Higgs Boson Years Before Physicists Found ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Switched

    How else to explain a 1998 episode of The Simpsons in which a guy who usually comes across as a doughnut-eating doofus stands at a chalkboard bearing a complex equation that prefigures the discovery of the Higgs boson. "That equation predicts the mass of the Higgs boson " Simon Singh, author of the 2013 book The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets, told The Independent.

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