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Psychedelic Vintage Norwegian Sci-Fi

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Improve your knowledge of pop culture obscurity with these 20 book covers from psychedelic vintage Norwegian sci-fi.

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Long before dreadlocks there was the Polish plait—and 10 other oddball fads in the fashion world that, for obvious and pragmatic purposes, no longer exist today.

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Meanwhile, in Rhode Island, surveillance video captured a man accompanying a pooping pony into a liquor store. Needless to say, the incident made the local news. "I was very puzzled," said the store owner.

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Martin Sheen, Patrick Dempsey, Cliff Robertson and four more Hollywood actors who have played John F. Kennedy.

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Happy 68th birthday, John Fogerty! C'mon, who doesn't want a little Creedence in their life? For those more devoted to the ways of CCR, you'll be happy to know the front man had a release party this week for his new solo album in Los Angeles.

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JCPenney stocked up on a tea kettle that inadvertently resembled a not-so-favorable dictator from the 1930s, and guess what happened? It sold out.

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Patrick Stewart of Star Trek: TNG fame engaged with his first-ever slice of New York pizza. Here's proof.

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Denizens of the The Dirty Apple have something new to complain about: A city-wide bike sharing program. And, despite the roads not built for bicycles the way, say, Amsterdam's streets were hundreds of years ago, one journalist found his experience delightful.

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As we all know, the word "barbecue" was derived from the lexicon of a Bahamian Indian tribe which originally translated to "sacred fire pit." Oh, you were unaware? Well, then you may want to brush up on 14 more facts on the culture and history of BBQ.

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Who said it: Dr. Phil or Dr. Fünke? The ideal quiz for Arrested Development fans and self-help couch potatoes.

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How Intelligent is the Alien Xenomorph?
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Just How Intelligent is the Alien Xenomorph? For a slimy, 8-foot insect, it had some canny strategies.

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Sharknado 6 Will Have Nazis and Noah's Ark, Which Seems Weirdly Predictable. Godwin's law should have come into effect long before the sixth film.

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Your Cortex Contains 17 Billion Computers. Our brains are much more complex than we've been told, and we have charts to explain them.

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Is This The Most Crowded Island In The World? A visit to Ilet a Brouee, a micro-sample of Haiti's unnatural history.

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Hilarious Guide To Dog Breeds That Will Help You Choose Your Next Dog. Comic artist Grace Gogarty captures the canine personalities you won't understand from mere pictures.

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Finding a Lost Strain of Rice, and Clues to Slave Cooking. Thought to be gone forever, a chef stumbled across a surviving crop of hill rice in Trinidad.

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29 Secrets Competitive Figure Skaters Will Never Tell You. But we found out anyway.

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This is What the Flu Does to Your Body. You feel like you've been hijacked, because that's exactly what's happening.

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How A Wrinkle in Time Inspired Female Scientists
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True Stories of How A Wrinkle in Time Inspired Female Scientists. The right book at the right time can change the world.

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How a Pile of Unpaid Bills Led to Washington, D.C. The new city was to be a haven from angry creditors.

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At the NBA All-Star Game, Fergie Performed "The Star Spangled Banner" as a Sultry Torch Song. The response was not so much outrage as it was laughter.

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Hawai‘i’s Last Outlaw Hippies. They've been squatting in the Kalalau Valley for 50 years, but that's coming to an end.

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The Insect That Painted Europe Red. When Conquistadors brought cochineal insects back from the Aztec empire, the color they produced made Spanish dyers rich.

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A New Model Predicts That the 'Ideal' Mammal Is 2.5 Times Bigger Than an Elephant. That model assumes adequate resources from an abundant Earth.

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New York’s Oldest Dim Sum Restaurant and the Secrets of Chinatown. Take a tour of Doyers Street, also known as Bloody Angle.

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15 of History's Greatest Mad Scientists. How being downright insane can lead to thinking outside the box.

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