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Venmo user, Tim Sessler
Venmo user, Tim Sessler

New York in Slow Motion

Venmo user, Tim Sessler
Venmo user, Tim Sessler

New York City streets in the summer can be sweaty and smelly. But they are also full of vibrancy and life that filmmaker Tim Sessler captures in this wordless, slow-motion video.

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For nostalgic feline owners and fans of Boyhood, Cathood is the perfect parody video you'll wish they would turn into a feature film.

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A baseball-team hate map confirms the whole world detests the Yankees—except for down in Oceania where they have it in for the Dodgers.

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This 1815 hand-colored chart, printed in Philadelphia, details different empires throughout history, from 2300 B.C. to 1800 A.D.

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Technology moves so quickly these days it's crazy to reflect on what these 11 popular websites looked like when they first launched. Twitter was just Twttr and the bird was nowhere to be seen.

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Calling all design-inclined Brooklynites! All the borough's neighborhoods are in need of new flags, and Uncommon Goods wants you to design them. There's money in it for the winners.

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What could be better than cold coffee and a stiff cocktail? When you mix the two together. Bon Appetit has rounded up a slideshow of 11 such caffeinated concoctions.

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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution
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How Glow-in-the-Dark Jellyfish Inspired a Scientific Revolution. The story of the discovery of green fluorescent protein.

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Ranking America’s Top 10 Chain Restaurants. When you're on the road for the holidays, you'll know what to expect for dinner.

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How Hoarding Works. It's not just a habit or a hobby, but a serious mental illness.

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Meet the Most Toxic Plant in North America. Whatever you do, do not eat the spotted water hemlock.

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Why Millennials are Facing the Scariest Financial Future of Any Generation Since the Great Depression. Being born in the wrong year has consequences that last a lifetime.

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How Titanic’s Iconic Necklace Almost Sank an Entire Company. The J. Peterman Company was the only officially licensed producer of the Heart of the Ocean.

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Star Wars and the Unfortunate Ubiquity of the Final Climactic Explosion. It's happened several times already; let's see something different.

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13 Weird and Wonderful Gingerbread Houses. You can make anything from imagination and royal icing.

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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa
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5 Fun Ways to Call or Track Santa This Holiday Season. Your children will never forget the experience.

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Dr. No: The First James Bond Movie. Peruse some trivia behind the film that started it all in 1962.

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We Should Teach Basic Lifesaving Skills to Everyone. Even kids can develop the skills to be a hero when they are needed.

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The Rise and Fall and Rise of South Africa’s Ostrich King. Lithuanian entrepreneur Max Rose raised his own birds to decorate European ladies' hats.

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In 1932, Rabbi Dr. Akiva Posner and His Wife Rachel of Kiel, Germany, Placed Their Hanukkah Menorah in a Window Facing the Nazi Party Headquarters Across the Street. The family still uses that menorah.

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The Doomsday Diet. Cold War bunkers were stocked for survival, not gourmet dining.

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38 Wonderful Words With No English Equivalent. If we could pronounce them, we would adopt them.

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