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The Street Signs of Paris

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Louise Fili

The Gorgeous, Disappearing Street Signs Of Paris. Louise Fili documents them in her book Graphique de la Rue: The Signs of Paris.
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Beatles vs. Stones and Two Unmade Stanley Kubrick Movies. Even if they had turned out horrible, I'd have loved to see them.
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The 10 Most Deceptive PR Campaigns in History. Not necessarily in order of damage done. 
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Miley Cyrus Disguises Herself as an Australian Reporter to Ask People What They Think of Miley Cyrus. That took guts, a thick skin, and a sense of humor.
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A new coral reef has been discovered off the coast of Australia. For biodiversity, the Wilsons Promontory reef might rival the Great Barrier Reef.
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When Disaster Strikes, Museums Call In The A-Team. These experts go the extra mile to rescue and preserve your priceless collection.
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Female Spies and Gender-Bending Soldiers Who Changed the Course of the Civil War. The risks were high, but the reward was that we’re still reading about them.
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A day at the DMZ: The political theater at the heart of the Korean conflict. The 250-kilometer line has separated sparring siblings for over 60 years.

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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups
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The Secret Underground Life of Newborn Meerkat Pups. Nature photographers fitted a meerkat with a camera to get a look inside.

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America’s Secret Ice Base Won’t Stay Frozen Forever. When the glacier hiding it is gone, environmental hazards will be exposed.

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All 11 Versions of the U.S.S. Enterprise, Ranked. With each described in excruciating detail.

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How Tennessee Became the Final Battleground in the Fight for Suffrage. The process was much dirtier than we ever learned in school.

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A Remix in Tribute to Han Solo. He had a lot of great lines over four films, so Eclectic Method gave them rhythm and rhyme.

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Ishmael Beah tells what it was like to go from child soldier in Sierra Leone to high school student in New York. His classmates couldn't figure out why he was so good at paintball.

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A Brief History of Credit Cards. They aren't as old as you might have thought.

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10 Allegedly Cursed Objects. Just keep telling yourself that all the bad things that happened around them could be coincidence.

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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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