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How to Buy the Moon

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Moon Land Ownership Has Its Pros

It’s quiet and not overly crowded, but the commute is terrible.  Yesterday I linked to an article on the efforts of human beings to live on the moon. Well, if you want to give it a try, you need to know this guy. He actually makes a living selling land on the moon.

This sort of reminds me of the man who sold the Eiffel Tower.

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How the Conclave Works

Time magazine offers a simple explanation of the Pope-picking process.

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Peep These Ideas

If you celebrate Easter, you know someone is going to give you them—whether you want them or not. Thankfully, Food Beast has a list of 18 great ways to eat, or drink, Peeps. I really need some Peeps Monkey Bread.

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The Watering Down of America

How did the most basic, tasteless beverage on the planet become America’s drink of choice?

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We All Want to Be Remembered As A “Natty Dresser”

But that’s just the beginning of the awesomeness attributed to Harry Weathersby Stamps in his fantastic obituary.

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Rescuing Napoleon

There was once a plan to rescue the former French Emperor from his island prison by using a submarine.

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Batman on An Elephant

Because why not?

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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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