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WWI Centennial: The War In The Air

Erik Sass

Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened. This is the 223rd installment in the series.

6 Crazy Things That Happened During the 1972 New Hampshire Primaries

Nick Keppler

It's going to take a lot for today's primaries to match '72.

In 1943, U.S. Pennies Were Made of Steel

Chris Higgins

A shiny penny that looks just like a dime. What could possibly go wrong?

9 Musicians Who Refused to Let "Weird Al" Yankovic Parody Their Songs

Rudie Obias

Paul McCartney pleaded vegetarianism.

Pack Your Lunch in Style With This Modern Lunch Box

Michele Debczak

Not all desk lunches have to be sad.

10 Facts You Might Not Know About The Melting Pot

Suzanne Raga

When I dip, you dip, we dip.

What Happens to the Losing Team's Championship Shirts?

Matt Soniak

Manufacturers and retailers produce and stock two sets of t-shirts, hats and other merchandise, declaring each team the champ. Who gets the losing team's stuff?

The Unbeatable Game: Dr. Nim

Chris Higgins

The only winning move is not to play (because the game is rigged).

13 First-Class Facts About ‘Shining Time Station’

Janet Burns

Thomas the Tank Engine has been entertaining kids on the small screen for decades.

Eat Super Bowl Snacks From a 'Settlers of Catan'-Inspired 'Nacho Board'

Kirstin Fawcett

A simple way to make this Sunday a little more nerdy.

Can You See These Freaky Dot Patterns?

Chris Higgins

"Human eyes cannot help [but] connect the dots." -Tadashi Tokieda

Watch This Fast-Paced History of Japan

Anna Green

This is the ultimate video for anyone cramming for a History of Japan final exam.

Skier Uses a Sling and an iPhone to Create a 360 Video

Rebecca OConnell

Skier Nicolas Vuignier spent about two years experimenting with technology in order to create the video.

The Time Pink Floyd Posed for a Teenybop Magazine Spread

Nick Keppler

The editors of 'Jackie' had never heard a Pink Floyd record because there wasn’t one when the pictures were snapped.

Sally Ride Interviewed By Gloria Steinem in 1983

Chris Higgins

"Everybody wanted to know about what kind of makeup I was taking up. They didn’t care about how well-prepared I was to operate the arm or deploy communications satellites." -Sally Ride

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