Anna May Wong's Lost TV Show

The Search for Madame Liu-Tsong. Anna May Wong's groundbreaking TV series The Gallery of Madame Liu-Tsong disappeared from the face of the earth.

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Häagen-Dazs Ice Cream Is From the Bronx. The name of the ice cream is a twisted linguistic puzzle.

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Megafloods of the Ice Age. This is why the Pacific Northwest looks like it does.

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10 Foodborne Illnesses That Will Make You Wish You Were Dead. Just reading about them will cause nausea.

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Who Caused the SL-1 Nuclear Meltdown that Killed Three Men in 1961? Was it sabotage, suicide, or carelessness caused by anger?

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The Horse-Riding Librarians of the Great Depression. They were Bookmobiles for places that had no roads.

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Is There a Clown in this Sewer? Police in Pennsylvania are looking for pranksters, or possibly viral marketing pros, who left red balloons tied to city storm drain grates.

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The Scandalous History of Sex-Ed Movies. There was a need, but prudishness made the early attempts altogether cringe-worthy.

Cities Where You Don’t Need AC or Heat

Downtown Mexico City at twilight
Downtown Mexico City at twilight
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Cities of the World Where You Don’t Need AC or Heat. There are 13 cities that fill the bill, and quite a few more that have rather nice temperatures.

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With BlacKkKlansman, Spike Lee Turns a Dull Memoir Into an Energetic Crowd-Pleaser. A movie with a message can still be exciting and even funny.

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After 100 Years, Roald Amundsen’s Polar Ship Returns to Norway. The Maud is safe, despite a century of bad luck and failed voyages.

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You Should Get Your Coffee Before Boarding Your Flight. If the flight attendants won't drink the water on a plane, neither should you.

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40 Vintage Portraits of Extremely Handsome Victorian Men With Mustaches. Many resemble one modern movie star or another.

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The Rise of Identity Condiments. How you feel about mayonnaise can signify your generational status, whether you use it or not.

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America is Terrible at Summer Vacation. About half of us will take no time off at all.

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Trebitsch Lincoln, the Nazis' Would-Be Supernatural Weapon. The double agent harnessed the wishful thinking of those around him.

Sunset Boulevard: The Original Hollywood Exposé

Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment
Paramount Pictures Home Entertainment

Sunset Boulevard: The Original Hollywood Exposé. For many viewers, the 1950 film was their first look at the sausage factories that make movies.

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The Metrosexual Knights Who Defended Medieval Korea. Young aristocrats were honored to join the Hwarang Boys Academy.

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The Mysterious Pilostyles is a Plant Within a Plant. It's a rare botanical parasite that has foregone its own photosynthesis, leaves, and roots.

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The Chinese-Born Doctor Who Brought Tofu to America. Dr. Yamei Kin was the first Chinese woman to earn an American medical degree.

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17 Red Flags That First-Time House Hunters Should Watch Out For. Sure, you can change things, but it might cost more than you can afford.

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Watch this Interesting Overview of the Current State of Human Bionics. Technology and imagination are giving us prosthetics that do more than just replace limbs.

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How Norman Conquerors Changed the Holy Roman Empire and the World Forever. They are responsible for many parts of the life you know.

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8 Bizarre Facts About Hieronymous Bosch. You would expect no less from the painter of The Garden of Earthly Delights.

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