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This Timelapse of Pills Dissolving to Dance Music is Pretty Unsettling

Rebecca OConnell

The image of the last pill bubbling and expelling orange liquid will definitely give you pause the next time you have to take your meds.

10 Vital Cultural Sites That Might Vanish

Jake Rossen

Weather, water, and basic human neglect is threatening to wipe these sites off the map.

Democracy's Dirty History

AJ Jacobs the mag

For one thing, a trip to the polls used to involve a lot more booze.

5 Habits of Highly Effective Outlaws

the mag

Guns? Check. Masks? Check. Poetry book? If you're going to rob a stagecoach, here's how to do it with flair.

Meet the Man Who Built a Replica of the 'Halloween' House

Kirstin Fawcett

Kenny Caperton loved the blue Victorian home so much that he decided to construct his own version.

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7 Fake Words That Ended Up in the Dictionary

Angela Tung

Ghost words have nothing to do with otherworldly apparitions, but they’re enough to scare the headwords off lexicographers.

Read 'Moby Dick' Online, One Line at a Time

Shaunacy Ferro

Click your way through Herman Melville’s titanic text. We’ll be here to discuss it when you finish in 2030.

Take in This Bird's-Eye View of London

Shaunacy Ferro

Soar above London on the wings of an eagle.

Are These "Death Underpants" History's Craziest Get-Rich-Quick Scheme?

Bess Lovejoy

Step 1: Find a friend who will let you wear his skin after death.

Keep Tabs on Your Kitty With This GPS-Enabled Catphone

Andrew LaSane

Never worry about losing your best friend again.

10 Spooky Commercials Starring Horror Legend Vincent Price

Anna Green

Full of haunted mansions and terrifying puns, these commercials use Price's horror pedigree to sell everything from wine coolers to antique furniture.

What Famous Historical Leaders Would Look Like as Hipsters

Kirstin Fawcett

Gandhi looks like a really chill dude.

Bone Up on Your Breeds With This Dog Alphabet

Andrew LaSane

A typographic project using dog portraits and breed information.

How Charlie Chaplin Influenced the Most Disturbing Episode of 'The X-Files'

Anna Green

The incident that shocked a 13-year-old Charlie Chaplin inspired an episode of 'The X-Files' nearly a century later.