Lewis Carroll's original manuscript for Alice in Wonderland, entitled "Alice's Adventures Under Ground," clocks in at 12,000 fewer words than the published edition, but has the added benefit of the author's own illustrations of his whimsical characters. 

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On a particularly blustery day, it really is possible for a waterfall to flow upwards.

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Nineteenth-century fifth-graders were educated according to a totally different set of facts and skills than today's students, so there's no shame in failing this historical pop quiz. 

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Seeking a tried and true hangover cure? Ask some of history's most famous drinkers—although Hunter S. Thompson's remedy might be a bit much to swallow. 

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The all-too-common habit fellow diners have of pausing before a meal to get a perfect, social-media-shareable snapshot can be a plague on the hungry, but Parisian chef Alain Passard's beautifully composed Twitter pictures of his enviable cuisine more than make up for it. 

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Recent survey results on what Americans fear most say a lot about life in the 21st century. 

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Even upon side-by-side comparison with photos of the real historical figures they played, these costumed biopic actors look pretty convincing.

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Comedian Conan O'Brien learned this week that no one gets to make a joke at Madeleine Albright's expense without getting some heat in return. Touché, former Madam Secretary.