The Curious London Legacy of Benedict Arnold. An American historian paid thousands of dollars to have a proper grave marker for the notorious Revolutionary War traitor.
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Take a walk down the uncanny valley with Bina48, a robot designed to be a "friend" with conversational skills. New York Times reporter Amy Harmon interviewed the robot itself (or is it "herself"?) to see how conversational she really is.
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Retro Recipes Attempts tries out those 50-year-old recipes in your mother's file, to save you the trauma. Tomato soup cake, anyone? (via Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories)
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The History Channel doesn't even try to make their stuff believable. This World War II has too many plot holes and the characters are too polarized to be realistic. (via Neatorama)
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Isaiah Mustafa, the Old Spice Guy, was busy posting YouTube videos all day Tuesday in response to messages at reddit, Digg, and Twitter. And he won't even return my calls!
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Here's a guy who knows how to enjoy himself: the happiest DJ to ever DJ a party. Maybe his smile is contagious!
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LBJ: The President Who Marked His Territory. And those around him felt obliged to respect his dominance, like it or not.