What's With the Biathlon?

If you saw the Biathlon at the Olympics this week, you were likely wondering why skiing and rifle shooting were ever combined into a single event. Well, there’s a reason.

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I’ll Walk, Thank You

You might have thought twice about taking the New York City subway back in the early '80s.

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Or, Better Yet, Ride A Bike

Maybe you can use one of the world's weirdest bikes.

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First Trip Through the Neighborhood

The first color episode of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood premiered 45 years ago today. Check out the recap and some pics. That dude always could rock a cardigan.

He was one very wise man.

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Playing in the Backyard

This family doesn’t care for backyard football. They built a luge track out of snow. Coolest (and most insane?) parents ever.

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Do You Remember?

Is it really possible to implant false memories into the mind of other people?

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Is That A Drum Set In Your Pants or…

Oh, it is a drum set in your pants? Wow, that’s awesome. I need to get Drum Pants, so that anytime someone makes a bad joke near me, I can just do this.

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The Real King of Late Night

There has been a lot of talk lately about The Tonight Show. If you never had a chance to watch Johnny Carson host that show, you might want to watch this excellent American Masters episode about his life and career. It’s long but worth it.