Once Upon a Time in Afghanistan, women weren't only educated, they even attended college beside men. Now, just building an elementary school is a difficult and heartbreaking task.
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Albert Kahn collected 180,000 black and white photos and 72,000 autochrome plates by 1929. In these, we can see the early 20th century in color. (via Metafilter)
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TV University Faculty Roster. If these were your professors, would you change your major?
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NPR tries out autotune, Chatroulette, motion capture, and other gimmicks to stay hip and in touch with their audience. In their failure, we see National Public Radio is way more hip than they will ever admit.
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Cracked continues its mission to make history more interesting than Hollywood with 5 True War Stories That Put Every Action Movie to Shame. These stories would have been movies, if they were a bit more believable. NSFW text.
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A new theory states that damage to to vagus nerve might be behind the fact that bulimia is so hard to cure in some patients. This might lead to new drug treatments or new ways of disrupting binge and purge cycles.
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6 Races That Make Marathons Look Wimpy. Reading this article might make you tired, but it's a GOOD kind of tired.