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What Happened to Ford's Magic Skyway?

Stacy Conradt

The 1964 World's Fair was home to many attractions whose legacies would extend far beyond the Fair's gates. One that didn't: Ford's Magic Skyway.

In Space, Fizzing Tablets Dissolve Into Bubbly, Liquid Spheres

Shaunacy Ferro

Party like you've got heartburn on the ISS.

16 Fearless-Flyer Facts About Trader Joe’s

Jeff Wells

Behind the scenes with your favorite purveyor of $3 wine and cookie butter.

This Is the World’s Oldest Running Shoe

Shaunacy Ferro

In the 1860s, competitive runners wore leather cleats.

What is Chimerism?

Kate Horowitz

Chimerism is sibling rivalry at its most primal.

The Gentleman Adventurers Who Invented Alternative Sports

Bess Lovejoy

The next time you go bungee jumping, thank a group of Oxford University students for the experience.

10 Unsinkable Facts About ‘Titanic’

Lilit Marcus

Why Do Pools Make Your Eyes Red?

Shaunacy Ferro

Grab your goggles. It’s not chlorine.

Ack! 12 Things You Might Not Know About 'Bloom County'

Jake Rossen

Here come some facts from Aunt Opus!

A 'Breaking Bad'-Themed Coffee Shop Has Opened in Istanbul

Rebecca OConnell

Remember Gale's coffee apparatus? This restaurant is basically the real life spin-off of that scene.

These Sunglasses Simulate LSD Hallucinogenic Visions

Hannah Keyser

These new sunglasses have six different colorful inserts that simulate the visual hallucinations associated with LSD use.

13 Facts About L. Frank Baum’s 'Wonderful Wizard of Oz'

Joy Lanzendorfer

'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' was the 'Harry Potter' of its day.

Become an Urban Ninja With These 11 Tricks of the Trade

This Service Causes Sensitive (or Embarrassing) Gmails to Self-Destruct

Beth Anne Macaluso

Wishing you could take back that typo-riddled email you just sent? There's a Google Chrome extension for that.

New Species of Carnivorous Plant Discovered in Facebook Photos

Erin McCarthy

Facebook can be used for so much more than stalking your exes. Like, for example, making a scientific discovery.

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