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The Giant Frog Farm Craze

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The Giant Frog Farms of the 1930s Were a Giant Failure. The demand was real, but producing the supply was harder than it looked.

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10 Real Animals That Seem Make-Believe. Mother Nature has given us some odd mashup versions of more familiar creatures.

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Unconventional Domino Tricks by Hevesh5 and Kaplamino. Keep your cursor on the pause button, because you'll want to see what just happened again.

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How Carnival Games Scam You, According To Science. Former NASA engineer Mark Rober selects the ones you might have a chance to beat.

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You Should Thank Maurice Hilleman for Helping You Live Past the Age of 10. He developed more than 40 vaccines for childhood illnesses.

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Tokyo grew fast in the 1960s, and personal space was at a premium. Architect Kisho Kurokawa designed a unique building as a vision of Tokyo's future: Nakagin Capsule Tower.

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The Mystery of Kathryn Scharn. Her murder case had too many suspects and not enough unbiased investigation.

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The Era of the Body Snatchers. When medical education butted up against the concept of eternal rest.

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Welcome to the Year of the Dog
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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Dog.

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The Evolution of Marvel’s Black Panther. Introduced in 1966, the character hits the big screen this weekend.

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The Very Real History of Death Stars. Germany, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. have all drawn up plans for weaponized satellites.

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The Karate Kid gets a modern makeover with Cobra Kai. Daniel and Johnny will revive their unresolved conflicts as older adults in the YouTube Red series.

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How the “Heart Balm Racket” Convinced America That Women Were Up to No Good. Sensational cases of gold diggers meant the end of breach of promise lawsuits.

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What Europe's Oldest Wine Tells Us About Ancient Sicilians. Samples hidden in a cave thousands of years ago hold clues to their everyday lives.

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15 of the World's Most Stunning Winter Destinations. You still have time to book a trip before the tourist season starts.

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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters
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10 Weird Facts About Lobsters. If they were designed as movie aliens, they would be too implausible.

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Making Artificial Earthquakes with a Four-Ton Steel Ball. Get out of the way when it's dropped in the name of science!

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Jerry Lewis in The Bellboy. It wasn't a typical Jerry Lewis movie, but it worked.

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The Incinerator House. Artist Ron Fleming turned an abandoned industrial structure into a home and a work of art.

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Why Adam Rippon Didn’t Win. He finished behind two competitors who fell because of the complicated math of figure skating.

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Was Young Luke Skywalker a Selfless Hero or a Freeloader? Luke took advantage of the Rebel Alliance in using an X-wing or two as his personal vehicle, but a commenter refutes that argument in style.

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15 'Trials of the Century' and the Media Frenzies That Accompanied Them. Because true crime is more fascinating than fiction.

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