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Secret Societies You Actually Haven't Heard Of

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Secret Societies You Don’t Know About

Because they’re, well, you know, secret.

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Wartime Wall Art

You probably know about “Keep Calm and Carry On”, but might not have seen these.

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Countdown to Doomsday

This clock does that very thing.

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Blow Up the Brackets

Here are some other interesting ways to run a tournament pool.

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Speaking of Blowing Things Up...

Have you seen the biggest bridge detonation in the history of the Lone Star State? And, more importantly, have you seen it in slow motion HD? You should. It is rather rad.

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Put Your Hands Together

This brief history of applause deserves some itself.

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Inventions Are All About Timing

You don’t want to invent, say, rollerblades in the year 1823.

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Because Why Not: Freddie Mercury Atop Darth Vader

The King of Queen and the King of the Sith.

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A Sports Car is Born
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A Sports Car is Born. The story of that car you wanted as a kid, but thought twice about as an adult.

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The Quiet War Against Ownership. Manufacturers want to maintain control over the products they sell you.

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No One Will Bet Against Science on August 21. Even those who deny climate change will be headed to the solar eclipse totality zone.

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A Brief Tour of European Wedding Cake Traditions. You might want to use one to make your wedding more memorable.

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How the Internet Changed the Meaning of ‘Mamihlapinatapai.’ It perfectly summed up an incident we all know, but now is used to describe online behavior.

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Scientists Discovered a Trove of Volcanoes Hidden Beneath Antarctic Ice Sheet. It might be the densest area of volcanoes in the world.

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The Science of Suffering. Research indicates that trauma can affect your descendants for generations.

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10 Snack Foods Originally Sold as Medicines. While they didn't cure anything, they turned out to be pretty tasty.

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2017 College Football Preview
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Here's Your Crash Course on College Football for 2017. Catch up on everything you should know before the first kickoff.

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The Teenager Who Stole Queen Victoria’s Panties. Edward Jones made a reputation for himself by sneaking into the Royal Palace.

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The Stories Behind TV Production Company Closing Logos. The few seconds of video has no purpose other than to serve as a signature.

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Fast Times at Ridgemont High: 35 Years Later. Writer Cameron Crowe and director Amy Heckerling reminisce about the film that launched a dozen careers.

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Adam Ellis is coming to the realization that his apartment building is haunted. Even his cats know someone is there at midnight.

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The Surprising Origins of Kotex Pads. No one wanted to manufacture a product that couldn't be advertised.

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5 Perfect Accessories for Viewing the Solar Eclipse. And you have just enough time to have them delivered.

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This Super-Sweet Watermelon Has a Deadly History. Thieves risked their lives to steal Bradford watermelons in the 19th century.

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