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Caricatures of 1873

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Hilarious Victorian-Era Caricatures of Famous Intellectuals. The book Men of the Day shows us that poking fun at celebrities is not a new trend at all.
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Above Average brings us a one-shot short film that compresses all the common superhero tropes into four minutes of fun. The Hero Movie is like reading all the comic books at once.
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Here's Why Libraries Are More Important Than You Might Think. They are on the front lines in the fight against illiteracy.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains the Difference Between Weather and Climate. The analogy is him walking his dog on the beach.
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How Redditors Helped A Broke Father Watch His Oldest Son Graduate. It was a small campaign that meant so much to one family.
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Pilots and flight attendants confess dark secrets about flying. Planes are pretty safe, but far from clean.
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A judge gets upset with a public defender and offers to take it outside. Which is exactly what they do, and a few thumps later, the judge comes back alone.
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A History of Medieval Trial by Combat. It could be as gory as the TV version (contains Game of Thrones spoilers).
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If water is made up of hydrogen and oxygen, why can't we breathe underwater? Maybe we could, if our bodies were a little better.
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4 powerful things con men can teach you about persuasion. These tips can work with legal and beneficial undertakings, too.

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Always Wear a Helmet
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Powerful photos to remind you to always wear a helmet.

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In 1838, Missouri witnessed the “Missouri Mormon War.” It was the first of three armed conflicts before the Mormons found their home.

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Hippies, Guns, and LSD: The San Francisco Rock Band That Was Too Wild For the Sixties. The Charlatans were ahead of their time, but flamed out fast.

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Six "Common" Medical Conditions That Don't Actually Exist. Some of them were only named in order to sell you a cure.

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Remembering Hair-Raising Landings at Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Airport. Landing on runway 13/31 was so terrifying, the procedure was called the Kai Tak Heart Attack.

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The Scariest Rides At The Fair, Ranked By An Anxious Man. Mark Shrayber is terrified of carnival rides, yet he can't help but try them.

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The 100 Greatest American Cooks of All Time. Many of the cooks on the list have a full article about them linked, which could keep you busy for some time.

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12 charming coastal towns to visit this summer. Get away from the crowds of tourists for a relaxing getaway.

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11 Fashion Trends of World War I. With the men away fighting, women went for comfort as well as style.

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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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