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20 Awesome Things People Saw at the 1964 World’s Fair

Amy Plitt

The 1964–'65 World’s Fair opened in New York City 50 years ago today, bringing a plethora of innovative exhibits to Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens.

The Snake That Ate Itself

Mark Mancini

The idiom “you are what you eat” takes on a whole new meaning when your own tail is what’s on the menu.

10 Totally '90s Books About the Internet

Adrienne Crezo

Authors of the '90s found interesting ways to tap into the fear of the unknown and write Internet-centric fiction as awesome as it was terrible. Here are 10 of those novels.

Happy Ṥmigus-Dyngus Day!

Jessica Bloustein Marshall

Show your crush you care on Ṥmigus-Dyngus Day. Splash them with water and spank them with pussy willow reeds.

6 Rare Analog Objects Resurrected by Digital Technology

James Erwin

New technology and innovative techniques have allowed researchers to breathe new digital life into long-lost analog artifacts.

Coming Soon to Brooklyn: The Morbid Anatomy Museum

Hannah Keyser

The Missing Links: Mr. Met, Marked For Death

Colin Patrick

6 Insane Moments of Foreshadowing in 'Futurama'

Christian Bond

Some Futurama Easter eggs foreshadowed events that wouldn't happen until seasons later.

Today is the 25th Anniversary of the Game Boy; Behold Its Awesome Power From 1989

Nick Greene

These Baby Birds Puke on Predators with Third-Hand Weapons

Matt Soniak

When Eurasian rollers feed their babies grasshoppers, centipedes, and other insects, the chicks aren’t just getting the nutrition they need to grow—they’re getting an arsenal.

A Brief History of Zubaz

Ethan Trex

Let’s take a look back at the hottest zebra-striped pants of the early '90s.

Does Moss Really Only Grow on the North Side of Trees?

Erin McCarthy

The idea that moss grows on the north side of trees is an old one, says Dan Johnson of the College of Natural Resources at the University of Idaho, "and it makes a lot of sense."

Men and Women Have Very Different Types of Nightmares

Meghan Holohan

In the middle of a pleasant dream, something lurks in the shadows. Soon, the nonsensical reverie takes a dark turn and something starts stalking you. What is it?

10 Things You Might Not Know About Wine

the mag

Between the vine and the liquor store, plenty of secrets are submerged in your favorite bottle of vino.

Weekend Links: Life As A Snail

Roma Panganiban

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