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Awe-Inspiring Elevators

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Going Up In Style

Wherever the elevator is taking you is going to be a letdown after this cool ride. These are the closest things we have to Willy Wonka’s glass lift.

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Shouldn’t This Have Been Built In Denver?

Frank Lloyd Wright had plans for a skyscraper that would have been a mile tall.

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The Flight of the Parkour

Andy Day beautifully captures the high-flying, high-risk world of parkour.

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Complete This Crapcha

Those irritating Captchas you see on every website inspired this sick twist, which is impossible to complete.

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He’s the Sketchy Guy in the New York City Subway

But not in the way you think.

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To Save You Time...

Someone put together this cool flowchart on movie time travel.

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Boston & Buckner

It would be really nice if this was still considered the worst thing to ever happen at a Boston sporting event. Go be good to people today. Help someone out. Be compassionate. Give blood.

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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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