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The Solar Eclipse Traffic Jam

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Will the Upcoming Total Solar Eclipse Totally Ruin Traffic? The pilgrimage into the totality could cause unexpected gridlock.

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How to build a balancing bridge out of coins without glue. You'll need a steady hand and a lot of change.

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The Kid Who Didn't Die At Riverfront Stadium. In 1981, Randy Kobman was at the front of the second deck when he fell over the railing ...on camera.

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In the 1850s, the River Thames in London was an open sewer, responsible for thousands of deaths annually from cholera, typhoid, and dysentery. Joseph Bazalgette constructed 1,100 miles of street sewers to eliminate the problem.

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Māori Women Talk About Their Sacred Chin Tattoos. Even a member of parliament now wears a moko kauae.

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American Trees Are Moving West, and No One Knows Why. But there are some theories to explain the change.

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Why Tesla's Model 3 is blindingly overhyped. It's the ultimate in modern tech, but does that really benefit the driver?

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7 Bygone Practices That Made Going Back to School Even Scarier. Education in past centuries could be a terrifying undertaking.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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