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People Want to Look Like Pirates

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The Current Whereabouts of the Puffy Shirt

Don’t worry, it’s in good hands.

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To Those Whose Moms Threw Their Comic Books Away

Maybe this is what happened to them. A British artist found a bunch of old comic books in the dump and used them in a paper mache art project. What he didn’t know was that he shredded up about $30K worth of rare comic books in the process.

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Stop Me If You’ve Heard This Before

KNOCK KNOCK
Who's there?
NOTHING
Who's there?
NOTHING
Who's there?
Mustache

Just one of many wonderfully bad kid jokes.

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Well Now I Feel Even Older

These movies are two decades old.

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Putting A Patent on Presto

Magician Rick Lax explores innovation and whether it’s possible to patent an illusion.

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The Wish That Keeps On Giving

Before Aaron Collins died he asked his family to remember him by going out to a casual dinner and then tipping the server $500. His brother did that, and then just kept on doing it all across the country.

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How Would You Like A Watery Grave?

The Neptune Memorial Reef is one of the most extraordinary resting places around.

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5 Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors
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Five Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors. Our genes are largely the result of travel and intermingling.

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The Top 10 National Parks You've Probably Never Heard Of. One of them may be closer to you than you thought.

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The Well-Dressed Suffragist. If you're going to protest, you'll need to buy a charming new hat.

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The Presidential Portrait That Was the “Ugliest Thing” LBJ Ever Saw. (The artist did not take that comment kindly.)

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In the game Robot Mind Meld, the object is to come up with the same word as a robot in as few steps as possible. Keep in mind that the robot is not as intuitive as you are.

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The Father Of Artistic Figure Skating. It was all about making a perfect figure 8 on the ice until Jackson Haines came along.

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Amazon's Big Gamble on Grocery Delivery. What impact could a giant competitor have on existing businesses?

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President John Tyler's Grandsons Are Still Alive. Tyler took office in 1841, and eventually had 15 children.

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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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