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The First Archaeologist

Hans Ollermann via Wikimedia Commons // CC BY 2.0
Hans Ollermann via Wikimedia Commons // CC BY 2.0

Was This Ancient Egyptian Prince the World's First Archaeologist? Prince Khaemwaset studied even more ancient Egyptians.
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Why David Cronenberg's The Fly Still Has Us Buzzing. It was believable enough to be truly terrifying.
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The Notorious, Disastrous, Fascinating Island of Dr. Moreau. How did Marlon Brando starring in an H.G. Wells story turn out so badly?  
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This Runner Stopped In Her Olympics Final To Help Her Injured Competitor Finish. Nikki Hamblin has more than just the Olympic spirit going for her.
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How Professional Gaming Works. Very few people make a living playing video games, and the rest of the world is envious.
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5 Easy Ways To Stop Wasting Money On Food. Use what you’ve paid for before you have to throw it out.
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This Dear Abby advice is insanely sexist. Mid-century marital disasters were always the woman’s fault.
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Swords into Plowshares: Peaceful Weapon Recycling. Artists use violent raw materials to make a statement.

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Breaking Bad: An Oral History
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The Oral History of Breaking Bad. The people behind the groundbreaking show tell its story to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its premiere.

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Why We Didn’t See the Knights of Ren in The Last Jedi. Director Rian Johnson explains that there's nothing nefarious about their absence.

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The Little-Known History of Seafaring Pets. Sailors have been accompanied on voyages by dogs, cats, pigs, chickens, rabbits, and other animals—and not all of them were for dinner.

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A Neopets Romance. This married couple met online when they were 10 and 12 years old.

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How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters. Michigan State University surveyed 3514 adults about their feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war.

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Why Paris’s Greatest Art Nouveau Metro Stop Is No More. The Bastille station was the greatest of 141 metro stations designed by Hector Guimard at the turn of the 20th century.

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Your Coworkers are Not Your Friends. A bit of formality is appropriate among people who did not choose who they spend all day with.

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10 Graves That Are Remarkably Secure. They keep grave robbers out and zombies in.

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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You?
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Is Sitting Too Close to the TV Really Bad for You? No, but there's a reason behind why people still think so.

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10 Misconceptions About U.S. Immigration. Every wave of newcomers has encountered resistance from those already here.

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21 Facts You Might Not Know About Rodney Dangerfield. He got no respect, but we'll never forget him.

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Watch a Man Build a Log Cabin by Himself in Four Minutes. It actually took months, but this is a fascinating yet relaxing time-lapse version.

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How Montana Gold Rushers Literally Threw Away a Fortune in Sapphires. Yogo Gulch still produces some of the finest sapphires in the world.

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New Details Emerge About Solo: A Star Wars Story. Including an official synopsis.

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The Starbucks Logo Has A Secret You’ve Never Noticed. She was too perfect to be real before a small design change.

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8 Major Milestones in Facial Transplant Surgeries. What was recently thought impossible has been accomplished quite a few times.

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