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Uranium Glass Collectors

Barrie Skelcher in Vaseline Glassware
Barrie Skelcher in Vaseline Glassware

These People Love to Collect Radioactive Glass. Are They Nuts? Or are they just nuts about that greenish glow?
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10 Unconventional Uses for GPS. It’s the new way to track someone -or some thing- without the trouble of following them.
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A spearfisher off the coast of Florida encountered a 300- to 400-pound grouper. It bit off his flipper, then stole his catch and his spear, too.
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Startling Acts Of Mischief In Children's Literature. Not by the characters, but by the authors!
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The New York Times as written by stoners. The irony is that these folks believe they are being profound -at the time.
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The Top Ten Guilty Pleasure Songs, according to Spotify. Do you have a favorite you’re reluctant to admit?
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The best places to find love — and lust — according to science. I met my husband at a yard sale, which is not mentioned, for some reason.
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A Tribute to the Grilled Cheese Sandwich. You know you want one, because everyone does.

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5 Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors
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Five Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors. Our genes are largely the result of travel and intermingling.

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The Top 10 National Parks You've Probably Never Heard Of. One of them may be closer to you than you thought.

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The Well-Dressed Suffragist. If you're going to protest, you'll need to buy a charming new hat.

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The Presidential Portrait That Was the “Ugliest Thing” LBJ Ever Saw. (The artist did not take that comment kindly.)

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In the game Robot Mind Meld, the object is to come up with the same word as a robot in as few steps as possible. Keep in mind that the robot is not as intuitive as you are.

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The Father Of Artistic Figure Skating. It was all about making a perfect figure 8 on the ice until Jackson Haines came along.

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Amazon's Big Gamble on Grocery Delivery. What impact could a giant competitor have on existing businesses?

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President John Tyler's Grandsons Are Still Alive. Tyler took office in 1841, and eventually had 15 children.

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Welcome to the Year of the Dog
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Happy Chinese New Year! Welcome to the Year of the Dog.

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The Evolution of Marvel’s Black Panther. Introduced in 1966, the character hits the big screen this weekend.

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The Very Real History of Death Stars. Germany, the Soviet Union, and the U.S. have all drawn up plans for weaponized satellites.

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The Karate Kid gets a modern makeover with Cobra Kai. Daniel and Johnny will revive their unresolved conflicts as older adults in the YouTube Red series.

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How the “Heart Balm Racket” Convinced America That Women Were Up to No Good. Sensational cases of gold diggers meant the end of breach of promise lawsuits.

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What Europe's Oldest Wine Tells Us About Ancient Sicilians. Samples hidden in a cave thousands of years ago hold clues to their everyday lives.

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15 of the World's Most Stunning Winter Destinations. You still have time to book a trip before the tourist season starts.

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