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9 Vintage Sample Cases from the Days of Traveling Salesmen

Therese Oneill

Companies that employed salesmen to go door to door created samples—small versions, crafted in exacting detail, of their products—to take with them.

Do Loose Lips Really Sink Ships?

Matt Soniak

10 of the Most Fun Photo Projects on the Web

Amanda Green

A picture's worth 1000 words, but these online photo projects might leave you speechless.

Morning Cup of Links: Great Balls of Fluff

Miss Cellania

The Late Movies: Fictional Journalists

Erica Palan

39 Hidden Mickeys in Disney Animated Movies

Rudie Obias

Just three well-placed circles are enough to create Mickey’s recognizable silhouette.

10 Other Fiesta Movement Videos

Earlier today we shared our latest Fiesta Movement mission video. Here's what some of the other agents have been up to so far.

Thomas Edison Drove the Film Industry to California

Dan Lewis

The motion picture capital of the United States, if not the world, is Los Angeles, California—specifically, Hollywood.

6 Wild Women of the Wild West

Miss Cellania

The Missing Links: Science Wants Your Dog To Talk

Colin Patrick

8 Awesome Mustaches of World War I

Erik Sass

Behold the mustaches of war!

The Bizarre Art of Binding Books in Human Skin

Meg Boeni

The story of one Civil War-era doctor’s quest to honor the memory of his patients. Flowers are overrated, anyway.

12 Strange-But-Real Ice Cream Flavors

Jennifer M Wood

Mister Softee never peddled ice cream like this!

Interesting Facts About 10 National Anthems

Arika Okrent

Every anthem has a story—not just of its nation's history, but of itself and how it came to be.

Watch a Corpse Flower Bloom, Live

Chris Higgins

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