A blogger reminisced about the wonderful tree that was the center of the Disney film The Swiss Family Robinson. One of his readers responded by not only tracking down the location of the tree in Tobago, but taking pictures of it as well! (via Metafilter)
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The 7 Most Ridiculous Ghost Stories from Around the World. Meant for Halloween and NSFW, but so funny you'll be glad you found it.
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So You Want To Get a PhD In The Humanities. What could possibly go wrong with this foolproof plan?
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The “Black Death” Bacterium Began Its Rampage in China. What impresses me is how they can figure that out 700 years later.
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Rapture is a time-lapse video of the night sky. You have to get far, far away from town to see stars like this -and then you wouldn't have the music.
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Doggie Parkour. If it takes climbing a tree to please you, he's on it.
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5 Incredibly Specific Magazines. None of these would have ever been printed if there weren't an incredibly specific readership.