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Awesome Flying Objects

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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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The Many Deaths of the Joker
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The Many Deaths of The Joker. The villain is killed off time and time again, but he's too good to get rid of permanently.

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The Magazine That Started a Feminist Movement in Japan. Seitō was groundbreaking literature in 1911.

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Is Beaming Down in Star Trek a Death Sentence? We don't know whether the reassembled atoms at the other end are the real you.

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The True Story Behind Billie Jean King’s Victorious “Battle of the Sexes.” It was just one chapter in her campaign to elevate women in tennis.

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The Ultimate, Indisputable Ranking of Planets in the Solar System, with a justification for each. Earth needs some help to regain its formerly stellar reputation.

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The Delicate Art of the Amusement Park Caricature. The artist must negotiate the body image issues of strangers every day.

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America's Flood Epidemic. Houston has seen three "500-year floods" in just the last three years.

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11 Strange Battlefields Where the Cold War Was Fought. There was no competition too inconsequential for the U.S. And the Soviet Union.

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The Magic of Making Marbles
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The Magic of Making Marbles. An expert glassblower shows us how it's done.

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The Marriage of Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio. It burned brightly and then flamed out quickly.

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The 12 Best So-Bad-They're-Good Episodes of Star Trek. They come from four different series in the adventures of Starfleet.

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The Bizarre Case of New Zealand’s Exploding Pants. This illustrates the danger of new products that aren't thoroughly tested.

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Leather: Grown in a Lab, Without Cows. It's collagen produced by engineered yeast that is essentially the same as tanned animal skin.

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Watch a Rare Video of a Two-Faced Kitten. And learn what might cause a Janus cat to be born that way.

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5 Great Alarm Clocks for Reluctant Wakers. A novel idea could really get your attention first thing in the morning.

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Autumnal Equinox Traditions. How folks say goodbye to summer and hello to fall—at least in the Northern Hemisphere.

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