Life Magazine
Life Magazine

Awesome Flying Objects

Life Magazine
Life Magazine

Awesome Aerials

LIFE has a great gallery of UFOs (Unusual Flying Objects).

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Be A Skeptic

Michael Shermer, the publisher of Skeptic magazine, discusses in this TED talk what it means to be a skeptic and how human beings search for patterns to assign meaning to.

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Not the Most Royal of Resting Places

The body of King Richard III of England has been found more than 500 years after his death in battle. It was under a parking lot.

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Notes on Indiana Jones

This script from Raiders of the Lost Ark contains Harrison Ford’s handwritten character notes.

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A Complete Super Bowl Commercial Recap

The good, the bad, and the repulsive sound of a beauty and a geek kissing.

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That Super Bowl Was Really Lights Out

Ha, ha. Get it? Because there was a blackout. I am the only person that made this joke. Well, anyways, Deadspin has a cool collection of the best shots from the dark period of the game.

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My Name is Inigo Montoya. You Killed My Flight Experience.

When we’ve gotten to the point where this many people don’t recognize this quote, then where are we as a people?

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How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture
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Lucasfilm

How Raiders of the Lost Ark Continues to Influence Pop Culture. When creating heroic tales, filmmakers still ask, "What would Indiana Jones do?"

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The Unexplained Dancing Plague and Other Epidemics of Yore. The power of suggestion is still the most logical explanation.

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Reanimation! Science Stories About Frankenstein. This seven-part video series features conversations with scientists on Mary Shelley's book and the issues it addresses.

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George Lucas's Plan for Star Wars 7 through 9, Starring Mid-Chlorians. No matter how much you dislike any of the new Star Wars films, you can tell yourself it could have been so much worse.

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The Recipes of Cleopatra. Her elixirs were well-regarded in the fields of cosmetics, gynecology, and alchemy.

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The Iroquois Theater Disaster. More than 600 people died in the stampede and conflagration, which led to new safety standards.

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The Secret to Loving Your Life. The first step is giving up on the notion that you are in control.

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10 TV Characters Who Were Inspired By Real People. Not all of them were happy about it.

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17 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads
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iStock

17 Pieces Of Advice For New Dads That Are Actually Really Helpful. You can never spend too much time bonding with your child.

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Raccoon and the Light. The cute animated story of a raccoon that found a flashlight shows what forest creatures do in the dark.

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Behind the Scenes at the National Zoo’s Kitchen. Catering to the needs and preferences of 1800 animals is no picnic.

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The Stanford Prison Experiment was Massively Influential, But Fraudulent. Shocking experiments become classics, while their irregularities and the failure to replicate their results are barely noticed.

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4 True Crime Stories Starring Famous Historical Figures. Featuring Abraham Lincoln, Arthur Conan Doyle, Queen Elizabeth, and Colonel Sanders.

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Bark In The Park Event Goes Sideways. What could possibly go wrong when you combine good dogs and flying baseballs?

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What Do Women Want? Pockets! There's no good reason we can't stash a phone as easily as men do.

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Why Father's Day Was 58 Years in the Making. It wasn't an official holiday until 1972!

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