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Digging For E.T.

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E.T. Landfill Home

The world may soon finally know if a New Mexico landfill is the final resting place of a bunch of E.T. Atari cartridges. The people demand to know.

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Worth Way More Than 1000 Words

Every one of these photographs is endlessly fascinating and illustrate just how much things have (or haven’t) changed.

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Lego My Coffee

After seeing this, why would you ever drink your coffee out of any other kind of mug?

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History in the Hoosier State

The home of a 91-year-old Indianapolis man has been raided by the FBI. Inside was an amazing collection of cultural artifacts from all over the world—some of which seem to have been ill-gotten.

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The Brief Bard

If your main issue with the works of Shakespeare is that they are too long, then you’ll really enjoy each of his plays being boiled down to a three-panel comic strip.

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Change the Way You Look At the World

Stare at this disorienting video for a minute and your entire world will change.

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Dave

Relive David Letterman’s six most iconic interviews. Then , check out this very old Today show segment on weathermen starting at the 3:40 mark to see Letterman in his days as an Indiana weather prognosticator.

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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut
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The Groundbreaking Life of the First Black Astronaut. In 1966, Robert Lawrence, Jr. was selected for a space program you've never heard of.

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A Hubo Humanoid Robot Carried the Olympic Torch in Daejon, South Korea, on Monday. It showed off a bit by cutting a hole through a wall to pass the torch on.

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The Little Blue Pill: An Oral History of Viagra. A trial of the blood pressure medicine sildenafil had a strange side effect that made it world-famous.

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Banner Ladies: The Human Billboards of Yesteryear. Looking back on a peculiar advertising trend of the 1870s.

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The Surprising History of the Kimono. It went from simple body covering to cultural icon during the Edo period.

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Confessions of a Star Wars Nerd. No matter how much of a fan you consider yourself, there is always someone who will out-geek you.

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Incredible Photographs of a Doomed 1914 Antarctic Expedition. Over two years, they lived on a ship, on ice, and on an island before they could leave.

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25 Unsung Christmas Icons
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25 Unsung Christmas Icons. You know them, from Yukon Cornelius to Cousin Eddie.

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The Christmas Bird Count. The hundred-year-old tradition is yielding useful information about how our world is changing.

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The Billionaire Who Refused to Pay Kidnappers to Save His Grandson's Life. The true story behind the movie All the Money in the World.

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19 Weird Ways Christmas Was Totally Different 100 Years Ago. Only the best traditions stand the test of time.

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Why Your Brain Has Trouble Bailing Out Of a Bad Plan. Dialing it back takes too many steps.

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Christmas Time Means Sneaky Cats Getting Stuck in Trees. And they're not the least bit sorry about it.

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15 High-Flying Facts About Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The story set in the 19th century brought martial arts movies into the 21st century.

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