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39 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Doctor Who. I loved the story about the fourth Doctor’s knitted scarf.
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14 Stunning Book Illustrations Brought To Life. The Smithsonian Libraries turned images from past centuries into delightful animated gifs.
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10 Films That Changed Filmmaking. No, you haven’t seen them all, but you might want to.
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10 Typographic Art Installations. You don’t have to be a font nerd to appreciate the way they make us think.
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9 Gorgeous Houses That Prove Your Dream Home Is Also A Green Home. And the views are lovely, too.
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The Secret Rules of Adjective Order. We know that you don’t wear a purple pretty shirt; you wear a pretty purple shirt, but how do we know that?
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Watch the World’s Best Yo-Yo-er Show Off His Mad Skills. Gentry Stein was the top contender in the 2014 World Yo-Yo Contest‘s 1A division in Prague.
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The US States With The Best And Worst School Systems. Some of the worst educational outcomes are in states that spend a lot of money on schools.
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Ghosts of the Freedom Summer. Nikole Hannah-Jones retraces her family’s Civil Rights activities in Mississippi 50 years ago.
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10 Artists Who Work in Trees. Although it’s nice to imagine being creative in a treehouse, these artists use trees as their art medium.

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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber
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How Four Undergrads Got the Scoop on the Unabomber. When news outlets couldn't get to Montana in time, J-school volunteers went into action.

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Kottabos, the Ancient Greek Drinking Game. The skill involved was flinging wine from one's own cup at a target.

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An Acid Trip with Groucho Marx. Yeah, he did LSD. At age 77.

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How Creedence Clearwater Revival Became the Soundtrack to Every Vietnam War Movie. It's not only because those songs take you to that specific era.

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Owen KC Stephens tells a wonderful story about the time an elderly British couple wanted to learn how to play a Star Wars role-playing game. They didn't know what a role-playing game was, but they knew what they were doing.

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These Freaky Fish Can Turn Their Eyes Into Flashlights. The triplefin is tiny, but controls its own super power.

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Unauthorized Dwelling at Yale. Student Allan Kornfeld couldn't afford the dorm charges, so he lived in a campus ventilation shaft for his senior year.

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The Resistance Group That Battled Hitler With Words. The students who worked under the name White Rose paid dearly for their efforts.

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How Intelligent is the Alien Xenomorph?
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Robert Penn, Twentieth Century Fox

Just How Intelligent is the Alien Xenomorph? For a slimy, 8-foot insect, it had some canny strategies.

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Sharknado 6 Will Have Nazis and Noah's Ark, Which Seems Weirdly Predictable. Godwin's law should have come into effect long before the sixth film.

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Your Cortex Contains 17 Billion Computers. Our brains are much more complex than we've been told, and we have charts to explain them.

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Is This The Most Crowded Island In The World? A visit to Ilet a Brouee, a micro-sample of Haiti's unnatural history.

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Hilarious Guide To Dog Breeds That Will Help You Choose Your Next Dog. Comic artist Grace Gogarty captures the canine personalities you won't understand from mere pictures.

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Finding a Lost Strain of Rice, and Clues to Slave Cooking. Thought to be gone forever, a chef stumbled across a surviving crop of hill rice in Trinidad.

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29 Secrets Competitive Figure Skaters Will Never Tell You. But we found out anyway.

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This is What the Flu Does to Your Body. You feel like you've been hijacked, because that's exactly what's happening.

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