March 7th, 2008

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The Collected Controversies of William F. Buckley. The famous conservative smoked marijuana, hated the Beatles, and worked for the CIA.
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Silhouette Masterpiece Theater. Wilhelm Staehle created Victorian scenes by superimposing silhouettes over paintings, and gave them subversive captions.
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The legend of Hermaphroditus doesn't quite explain why some people are born intersexual, but it's a gripping tale anyway. Bonus: historical art slideshow included.
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Figuring out just how old the Grand Canyon is has challenged geologists for 150 years. New information from the canyon's caves puts the figure at 17 million years.
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Can animals create art? It's art only if they intend to create art. You'll still be impressed by the elephant that paints pictures of elephants.
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Animator Simon Tofield has a sequel to Cat Man Do. The same cunning cat now stars in Let Me In.
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A newsreel from the 1930s predicts the clothing of the year 2000. I'm still waiting for a belt that adapts the body to climate conditions.
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Destination Cemeteries. Yes, some people plan their vacations around famous boneyards.

March 6, 2008 - 9:00pm
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