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Building Homer's Dream Car

Creating A Cartoon Clunker

Homer Simpson once designed a horrific-looking car that ruined his long-lost brother’s car company. Now an actual version of the car has been built.

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Falling In Love With New York

Learn the backstory of the creation of the iconic I Love New York logo.

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The Future Is Now: Supermarkets

Travel into the future. You don’t need a time machine, just a trip to the grocery store.

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Don't Even Try It

These sports records are insane to the point of being unattainable.

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Dining Alone This Evening?

Well, you’d better be.

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What Becomes of A Hippo...

...when its international drug kingpin owner is killed? I know you’ve always wondered that.

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Got Any Good Stolen Ideas?

Lucky for you, Amazon is opening a fan fiction store.

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Pumped Full of History

I drove by this gas station earlier today, which made me think of this and go find it. Still very funny. You’ll enjoy it even if you didn’t drive by it today.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut. In 1966, Robert Lawrence, Jr. was selected for a space program you've never heard of.

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A Hubo Humanoid Robot Carried the Olympic Torch in Daejon, South Korea, on Monday. It showed off a bit by cutting a hole through a wall to pass the torch on.

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The Little Blue Pill: An Oral History of Viagra. A trial of the blood pressure medicine sildenafil had a strange side effect that made it world-famous.

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Banner Ladies: The Human Billboards of Yesteryear. Looking back on a peculiar advertising trend of the 1870s.

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The Surprising History of the Kimono. It went from simple body covering to cultural icon during the Edo period.

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Confessions of a Star Wars Nerd. No matter how much of a fan you consider yourself, there is always someone who will out-geek you.

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Incredible Photographs of a Doomed 1914 Antarctic Expedition. Over two years, they lived on a ship, on ice, and on an island before they could leave.

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