In 1939, big band leader Cab Calloway compiled a "Hepster's Dictionary" of all the hard, dicty jive used by all the hep cats of the time. Sounds pretty solid to this pigeon.

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The new era of crowd funding allows some pretty unconventional ideas to get off the ground, like, say, jewelry made of soap, or a microwave that's also a personal chef.

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The cable cars of Chiatura! These Stalin-era industrial death traps are still in use by daredevil commuters.

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If airport security seems to be scrutinizing Canadian passports a little more carefully in the coming weeks, it's not because of a threat: they might just be fascinated by the new black light-activated illustrations that are "like a party on every page."

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No, it's not just a severe case of FOMO (fear of missing out) that makes it seem like there are too many new TV episodes out to ever get caught up; there really are just too many shows on the air now, and not enough time.

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The car of the future isn't actually a car at all.

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Looking to pick up stakes and move somewhere the living is easy (i.e. cheap)? Try India, Poland, or Algeria, and stay away from Switzerland, Ireland, and Australia.

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Albert Einstein—genius theoretical physicist, scientific philosopher, and Nobel Prize winner—was otherwise a pretty normal guy (kind of).