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Joshua Kahan

The Japanese Doctor Who

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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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Volcanic Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice
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Solid Evidence of Eruptions Under Antarctic Ice. Over 100 volcanoes, hidden under ice sheets, could destabilize the continent.

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In 1859, the United States and Britain Almost Went to War Over a Pig. The farmers of San Juan Island called in the troops to determine sovereignty once and for all.

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The Contentious Physics of Wiffle Ball. An engineer explains his experiments to find out why it curves.

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A Fortune Lost at Sea: Ship Sinks with California Gold Rush Treasure. Hundreds died, and the loss of gold caused several banks to fail.

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How Don Hewitt Invented 60 Minutes and Changed Journalism Forever. The show is beginning its 50th year on the air.

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This Ghost Town was Aiming Nuclear Missiles at America from Just 125 Miles Away. Gudym, on the eastern edge of Russia, is now just a shell of its former self.

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How Scientists are Revolutionizing Beer. Small batches of craft beer enable brewers to experiment and innovate.

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Welcome to One of the World's Last Matriarchal Societies. Kihnu, an island off the coast of Estonia, is struggling to preserve its culture.

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Why Denmark is the World's Happiest Country
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5 Reasons Why Danes Are Happier Than the Rest of Us. The surprise is not the reasons themselves, but the fact that they are common among the population.

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Who Would Win in a Competition Between a Science Museum and a Natural History Museum? A game of one-upmanship was played out on Twitter, and readers were the winners.

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What Happens When War Is Outlawed. Fifteen nations did just that in 1928, but it didn't last long.

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My Three Years in Identity Theft Hell. Proving who you are when someone else is, too, becomes a full-time job with no perks.

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Elon Musk Releases an Explosive Mega-Collection of His Greatest Rocket Failures. Still, risking failure is the only path to technological breakthrough.

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Put Away Your Pumpkins, It's Still Summer. Autumn creep is a sign we're becoming divorced from the natural progression of the growing season.

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Early Time Travel? Why Britain Lost 11 Days in 1752.

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