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This Weekend in Recent History

Chris Higgins

Tetris released in 1984, D-Day in 1944, the first drive-in movie theater in 1933, and more!

Watch 11,000 Marbles Run Wild

Chris Higgins

Prepare to lose your marbles.

Name the Simpsons Characters Who Appeared in Season One

Can of Soda vs. Liquid Nitrogen

Chris Higgins

Let's take a Diet Coke and freeze it. What could possibly go wrong?

7 Burning Belmont Questions

Ethan Trex

Everything you need to know about the most elusive jewel in racing's Triple Crown.

Study Shows Chimps Can Learn to Cook

Hannah Keyser

A Minor Blood Test Can Tell You Every Infection You’ve Ever Had

Shaunacy Ferro

A new scan can identify every virus a person has had using just a single drop of blood.

In 1938, 'The New York Times' Thought Cheeseburgers Were a Weird New Fad

Erika Berlin

How 'Game of Thrones' Created the Epic Final Scene in "Hardhome"

Rebecca OConnell

Book readers and non-book readers alike were delighted by the impressive sequence.

10 Beautiful Early 20th Century Photo-Micrographs of Nature

Sonia Weiser

How Bird Poop Nearly Destroyed California's Power Grid

Jake Rossen

Poop can conduct electricity. This is never a good thing.

9 of the Most Significant Items in Baseball's Early History

Hannah Keyser

Pulled from 'A History of Baseball in 100 Objects' by Josh Leventhal, these items help tell the story of how baseball grew to resemble the game we know today.

This Font Simulates What It's Like to Have Dyslexia

Beth Anne Macaluso

Designer Daniel Britton hopes his new typeface will raise awareness about the learning disorder.

5 Inventions That Use Literal Horse Power

Nick Greene

What the iPhone Would Look Like if it Had Been Created in 1987

Hayley Harding

Apple may not have become the multi-billion dollar giant it is today if this chunky design was the original iPhone.