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Joshua Kahan

The Japanese Doctor Who

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Joshua Kahan

Here’s an ingenious recreation of a low-budget 1970s Japanese knockoff of Doctor Who. Filmmaker Joshua Kahan has all the details, down to the Sonic Screw Sword!
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Take a Second Look at the Most Underrated Movies Of Tom Hanks’s Career. Or actually, just the underrated ones that deserve a second look.
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This Police Department Has Figured Out A Daffy Way To Get Thousands Of Facebook Followers. Keep your eye out for the Duck of Justice.
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Cheer Up, Brazil: Here Are 7 Other Infamous Sports Blowouts. Like that makes anything better.
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The Top 10 Most Controversial Historical Sites. There are some parts of history that people would rather just forget.
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The Wonderful Weirdness of Christine McConnell, Queen of Creepy Cookies. Not only is she an accomplished baker, but also a model, artist, photographer, and thoroughly interesting woman.
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Land of the Fiberglass Giants. There may be one looming near you!
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7 quick ways to get happy right now. It’s the best way to start off a great day!

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Why Land on the Moon?
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Why Land on the Moon? A 1963 article lays out the arguments for space travel from two scientists.

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The Alaska Gold Rush’s All-in-One Miner, Hunter, Brewer, and Cook. Fannie Quigley became a legend for her abilities and hospitality.

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How to Repurpose Your Solar Eclipse Glasses. Keep them as a souvenir, or do some good by donating them to an educational charity.

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The 100 Greatest Comedies Of All Time. Do you agree at all with the rankings of 253 film critics?

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A Real Life Murder Mystery from 1933. Rheta Wynekoop was shot in the back, but the confession and evidence made a mess of the story.

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The Best Way To Read Tolkien's Hobbit And Lord Of The Rings Stories. You should go in the order in which the author dreamed them up.

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How America Forgot the True History of the Civil War. The story was whitewashed in the name of national healing, but it didn't really work.

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5 of History's Most Remarkable Teachers. They all deserve an extra gold star.

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The Real Gold Rush Wealth
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The Man Who Got Rich Off the Gold Rush ... Without the Gold. The folks who really prospered were those who provided goods and services to the prospectors.

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Five Elements and Substances That Turned Out Not to Exist. Science progresses with two steps forward and one step back.

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An American Werewolf in London Is Still the Best Horror Reimagining. A look back at the 1981 thriller.

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NASA's Ambitious Plan To Save Earth From A Supervolcano. And we might produce usable energy as a bonus.

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The Devil’s in the Details of These Dark Miniature Scenes. Artist Frank Kunert makes beautiful dioramas, but they each have something weird going on.

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Why Lottery Winners Make Dangerous Neighbors. It's not because they attract burglars.

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Your City's 'Ghost Signs' Have Stories to Tell. Craig Winslow has a unique method of preserving old painted walls without affecting the building itself.

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Iconic Plague Images Are Often Not What They Seem. What a real plague victim looked like was worse, but not as easily conveyed in a painting.

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