France's last execution via guillotine was in 1977.
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Good news for your next World Cup party: The Travelling Gin Company whipped up 32 cocktails for the 32 countries competing.
Here are just a few of the world’s craziest roads to either try out or actively avoid on your next adventure.
"Technology just rolled over me like a big old steamroller."
The Afternoon Map is a semi-regular feature in which we post maps and infographics. In the afternoon. Semi-regularly.
The museum has a unit devoted to cataloguing its own history, including scientific equipment, old exhibits, and the personal collections of notable contributors to the museum.
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Mike Judge was asked this at a 10th Anniversary screening of Office Space.
"You’re the only girl I’ve dated in two months. We get along fine," Jack tells Nora in defense of his love for her at the start of this 1950 instructional video from Coronet Films.
If you thought spiders only eat insects, think again. In recent years, scientists have discovered that small animals and other surprising food items are an important part of many spiders’ diets.