At Arlington Public Library in Virginia, you can check out an American Girl Doll. The library has eight of them in its collection.
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Neil Armstrong, who would have turned 85 years old today, is remembered as both a "reluctant American hero" and "the spiritual repository of spacefaring dreams and ambitions."
A transparent dome that allows you to actually see the outdoors while you're enjoying the outdoors.
The British Library is looking for help to translate an inscription on a medieval sword.
Marty McFly's preferred mode of transport is at long last a reality.
The meticulous art of recreating wildlife habitats in a museum setting is one the public isn't 19so keen on anymore.
“It tastes like the ocean.”
One photographer spent almost two weeks on the uninhabited island, which he says "looks like a lunar landscape."
Galen's work was the basis for medical studies for many centuries. But the great physician didn't get everything right.
The beloved resident of the Mystic Aquarium gets a kick out of spooking his younger visitors.
Roller coaster technology is constantly improving, but if you’re looking for a real thrill, sometimes the older coasters provide the most fun.
They can board planes to Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Morocco, and Syria (with their handlers, of course).
Never look a gift horse in the mouth … unless you’re trying to evaluate its social cognition.
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