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What Car GPS Looked Like in 1994

Chris Higgins

The '95 Oldsmobile Eighty Eight had an optional in-car GPS system—the first of its kind, and way ahead of its time.

25 Things You Should Know About Nirvana

Roger Cormier

Weekend Links: Science Explains Itching

Roma Panganiban

WWI Centennial: Crisis In France Over Military Service Law

Erik Sass

You Can Catch Flies With Honey, But Fake Sweetener Kills Them

Hannah Keyser

The Missing Links: Behind the Scenes at 'The Price is Right'

Colin Patrick

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

6 Crazy Science Experiments That "Worked"

Olivia Martino

From Dr. Frank-N-Furter to Dr. Doofenschmirtz, we've all grown up hearing about our fair share of mad scientists and their crazy experiments.

The Woman Who Struck Out the Babe

Lucas Reilly

When a 17-year-old stepped up to the mound, baseball’s best players mistook her for a novelty act.

Sir Barton: How the First Triple Crown Winner Wound Up in the Army

Ethan Trex

The strange life of the first horse to win the Derby, Preakness, and Belmont.

10 Variations on the Game of Thrones Theme Song

Chris Higgins

The first one involves a NESKeytar.

David Foster Wallace Sent in a 'Believer' Subscription Card With Corrections

Nick Greene

DFW included plenty of notes.

17 Fun Facts for the YMCA’s 170th Birthday

Mark Mancini

Between cigarette dogs and Nobel laureates (not to mention a certain disco anthem), it’s been an eventful 1.7 centuries for the Young Men’s Christian Association, whose first chapter was established i

Eisenhower Wrote a Letter Accepting Blame for D-Day's Failure, Just in Case

Lucas Reilly

"Our landings in the Cherbourg-Havre area have failed to gain a satisfactory foothold and I have withdrawn the troops."

Morning Cup of Links: Aliens in LEGO

Miss Cellania

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