Samuel J. Seymour was a witness to the assassination of President Lincoln in 1865, and then continued to live until 1956, when he appeared on a game show to share his memories.

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Intriguing Headline of the Day: Mad Scientist's Laser Bazooka Is 33 Million Times More Powerful Than The Sun

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This graphic charts the exact heights of various pop culture giants. The BFG has got nothing on Rick Moranis’ baby.

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Edward Snowden is confined to Russia, but that doesn’t prevent him from living as a robot in New York City.

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It’s been four decades since Sheriff Bart arrived in Rock Ridge. Check out some fascinating trivia about the Mel Brooks classic Blazing Saddles.

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Intriguing Headline of the Day: Roads Paved With Pig Manure Could Mean A Cleaner Future

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Scientists will soon be tasting vegetables grown in “Mars soil” for the first time.

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Jaws just got the Honest Trailers treatment.

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TIME put together a great list of 25 more moments that changed America.