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A Piece of the Berlin Wall Survives

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A Piece of the Berlin Wall Survives. A forgotten section discovered in the woods will be preserved as a historic artifact.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Heads to the Wild West for Amazon's Outrider. The Governator will star in his first TV series as a Federal Marshal in Oklahoma.

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Meet the Power Broker Behind America’s Roads. Thomas Harris MacDonald planned a national highway system, then was fired before the interstate was built.

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Scientists Have Discovered Spiders with Tails Because Nightmares Are Real. This missing link, however, is 100 million years old.

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How Humans Sank New Orleans. Turning swampland into valuable suburbs resulted in half the city being below sea level.

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The Entirely Fake Villages Erected Around the World. From tourist traps and movie sets to war decoys and practice targets.

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The Mystic Power of Tribal Tattoos. The spiritual tradition among the Tharu people of Nepal is slowly dying out.

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Does Your Local Park Have a Tree That Has Orbited The Moon? There are dozens of them spread all over the country.

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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups
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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups. Nature photographers fitted a meerkat with a camera to get a look inside.

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America’s Secret Ice Base Won’t Stay Frozen Forever. When the glacier hiding it is gone, environmental hazards will be exposed.

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All 11 Versions of the U.S.S. Enterprise, Ranked. With each described in excruciating detail.

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How Tennessee Became the Final Battleground in the Fight for Suffrage. The process was much dirtier than we ever learned in school.

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A Remix in Tribute to Han Solo. He had a lot of great lines over four films, so Eclectic Method gave them rhythm and rhyme.

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Ishmael Beah tells what it was like to go from child soldier in Sierra Leone to high school student in New York. His classmates couldn't figure out why he was so good at paintball.

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A Brief History of Credit Cards. They aren't as old as you might have thought.

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10 Allegedly Cursed Objects. Just keep telling yourself that all the bad things that happened around them could be coincidence.

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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber
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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber. When news outlets couldn't get to Montana in time, J-school volunteers went into action.

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Kottabos, the Ancient Greek Drinking Game. The skill involved was flinging wine from one's own cup at a target.

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An Acid Trip with Groucho Marx. Yeah, he did LSD. At age 77.

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How Creedence Clearwater Revival Became the Soundtrack to Every Vietnam War Movie. It's not only because those songs take you to that specific era.

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Owen KC Stephens tells a wonderful story about the time an elderly British couple wanted to learn how to play a Star Wars role-playing game. They didn't know what a role-playing game was, but they knew what they were doing.

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These Freaky Fish Can Turn Their Eyes Into Flashlights. The triplefin is tiny, but controls its own super power.

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Unauthorized Dwelling at Yale. Student Allan Kornfeld couldn't afford the dorm charges, so he lived in a campus ventilation shaft for his senior year.

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The Resistance Group That Battled Hitler With Words. The students who worked under the name White Rose paid dearly for their efforts.

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