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The Missing Links: J. Edgar Hoover's FBI File on George Carlin

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The Black Patrolmen of 1940s Memphis

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Nine officers got a badge, but it didn't mean they had any authority.

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These commercial airports and military airbases lie abandoned, their once state-of-the-art equipment now rusting into ruins fit for cows, car races, and intrepid Instagrammers.

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Life at sea is a lonely—but surprisingly inventive—place.

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Will This New Development in CGI Skin Overcome the Uncanny Valley?

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New technology renders skin that stretches and compresses in ways that are more nuanced and realistic than ever before.

Grave Sightings: Raymond Johnson Chapman

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"Chappie" Chapman remains the only Major League Baseball player to die from an injury received during a game.

The White Deer of the Finger Lakes Are in Trouble

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There are around 200 ghostly deer living near Seneca Lake in central New York. And pretty soon, the herd’s days might be numbered.

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