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Conan O'Brien Used To Be A Great Boss. Then The Government Shutdown Gave Him An Idea.

What could force Conan O'Brien to pit email-answerers against Brita water filter re-fillers? Only a completely unavoidable government shutdown has that kind of power. At least Conan knows he's being ridiculous when he arbitrarily puts jobs on hiatus.

Conan O'Brien Used To Be A Great Boss. Then The Government Shutdown Gave Him An Idea.
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Usually the greatest fear after a wild night of partying isn't what you said that you might regret, but how you'll look in your friends' tagged photos. Although you left the house looking like a 10, those awkward group selfies make you feel more like a 5, prompting you to wonder, "Why do I look different in pictures?"

It's a weird phenomenon that, thanks to selfies, is making people question their own mirrors. Are pictures the "real" you or is it your reflection? Have mirrors been lying to us this whole time??

The answer to that is a bit tricky. The good news is that there's a big chance that Quasimodo-looking creature that stares back at you in your selfies isn't an accurate depiction of the real you. But your mirror isn't completely truthful either.

Below, a scientific breakdown that might explain those embarrassing tagged photos of you:

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