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Batman's Craziest Covers

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Don’t Judge A Superhero By His Cover

Batman has been around 75 years. So, he was bound to have some really odd and interesting covers. Here are some of the weirdest.

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The Dark Knight’s Dark Side

Through his three-quarters of a century, Batman has always stood for true justice. Except, of course, when he brutally murdered people.

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Books That Are Out of This World

Amazon is planning to open a bookstore on the International Space Station. Totally. This is totally going to happen.

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The Town That Google Vanished

Agloe, New York recently just disappeared from the map altogether. But, did it ever actually exist?

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Geeks Eats

This Darth Vader toaster is really awesome. Is this an April Fools joke? I hope not. If it is, I will have to drown my sorrows in one of these nerdy beers.

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Foods Trucks Are Everywhere

They’re even on luxury boats. Someone is really missing the point here.

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No Feuds in This Family

In this old show clip a final contestant decides to just takes things into her own hands and win all by herself.

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Science Fools

Take a look at some of history's biggest scientific frauds.

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The Creative Routine

Check out this cool graphic that lays out the daily habits of some very iconic creative minds. I like that Freud’s schedule includes taking a walk at “terrific speed.” Maybe it was all the cocaine.

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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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