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How Deep Can Humans Dig?

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How Deep Have Humans Dug Into the Earth? Some projects are impressively deep, but still only scratch the surface in relative terms.

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Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List. The master of popular entertainment put his heart and soul into this very personal project.

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Our 10 Most Anticipated Comics of 2018. New ideas and new forms will expand the definition of the genre.

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The Real-World Architecture of Luke Skywalker’s Jedi Hideaway. The island scenes of The Last Jedi were filmed on Ireland's Skellig Michael, which has existing ancient stone huts.

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Thomas Edison’s Forgotten Sci-Fi Novel. His contentious collaboration with George Parsons Lathrop left doubts about who was really behind the story.

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The Discovery of an Unknown Ancient Population Changes Our Understanding of How North America Was Settled. DNA from an 11,500-year-old baby in Alaska is upending what we thought we knew.

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McSweeney's brings us a list of proposed state mottos in Latin that are more realistic and descriptive than their existing mottos. Some liberties had to be taken with the exact translations.

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Fascinatingly Filthy: How Bad Science Saved Lives in Victorian London. Cleaning up the city was the right thing to do, even if it was for the wrong reason.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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