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Buy Pee-Wee's Bike

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Straight From the Basement of the Alamo

Pee-wee’s bike is for sale on eBay.

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Got A Little Time?

Make sure you check out this animated short that explains why time seems to slow down and speed up at certain moments.

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Fore!

I am posting this article on the most extreme golf hole I’ve ever seen because I truly believe that someday, somehow the weather will be warm again and people will be able to get outside to do things. It has to happen. Right?

Also: Here are 10 unusual golf courses and 15 great mini golf courses.

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Disappearing Act

This infographic explains how to vanish from the internet.

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PC Disney

Check out your favorite Disney films, renamed to be more politically correct.

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Well, I Say

The monocle is on its way back.

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Be A Middle Man

It’s impressive.

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That's Genius!

In the lead up to 92Y's 7 Days of Genius program, Mental Floss's managing editor, Erin McCarthy, made some videos about her favorite geniuses. You can see her talk about some awesome female inventors in the video below.

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Mutiny on the Prisoner Ship
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In the 18th century, Britain shipped around 50,000 prison inmates to the American colonies to do hard labor. James Dalton was sent multiple times for theft, and once succeeded in leading a mutiny aboard the prison ship.

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10 Surprising Ways to Lose Your Mind. Mental disorders can be triggered by a wide variety of conditions.

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How a Group of ’70s Radicals Tried (and Failed) to Invade Disneyland. Four hundred police were waiting for the paltry few hundred Yippies that showed up.

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Rocket Launches Look Even Cooler From Space. A satellite recorded images of a Soyuz launch on July 14.

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How Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution. Few people remember how much time laundry and ironing used to take.

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Can you solve the counterfeit coin riddle? You probably could if you had plenty of time.

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Ancient ruins keep being 'discovered.' Were they ever lost?

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A Tree That Flowers With 40 Different Fruits. It's not legendary, but a triumph of science and patience.

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Swim With Manta Rays, the Ocean’s Peaceful Giants. They can grow to 25 feet wide and resemble underwater flying saucers.

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Why ordering from the kids menu is harmful to children. They've changed from smaller portions of adult entrees to bland but safe options for picky eaters.

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22 Facts About Ernest Hemingway. He led an extraordinary, although too short, life.

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A Newly Discovered Diary Tells the Harrowing Story of the Deadly Halifax Explosion. It's believed to be the only same-day account from an eyewitness to the disaster that left 2000 people dead.

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Drug Expiration Dates May Be More Myth Than Fact. A stash of medicines was found to be effectively potent decades after they were made.

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Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park. The World of Sid and Marty Krofft was as weird as their TV shows.

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Malloy the Invincible. In 1932, a gang of killers bought insurance on a homeless drunk, but then found out he was harder to kill than Rasputin.

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Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long? Believe it or not, that number actually shortened the game.

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