You probably remember how the Berlin Wall fell, but do you know how and why it was erected? The building of the wall in 1961 was actually a deadly serious game of double-dare between world superpowers, as the world waited to see who would blink first.
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Everything is a Remix: Movies. If that movie you've never seen already seems familiar, it's because all good ideas get recycled. (via Metafilter)
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Carl Sagan and his Fully Armed Spaceship of the Imagination. The late astronomer is a super hero who battles the forces of woo with the power of the scientific method!
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The Big Picture has a roundup of disturbing, scary, uplifting, and certainly historic photographs from Egypt. Despite interruptions in internet service, journalism rises to the challenge.
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That's the Most Illegal Thing I've Seen in the History of Wrestling! Not to mention the most bizarre! (via Breakfast Links)
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Darth Vader uses the Force for his own ends. Can't you just feel his surprise when it actually works?
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What we know so far about the Jerusalem UFO. Three videos from different angles, but as of yet no one is asking us to take them to our leader.
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Explaining the Chinese Zodiac (Just in Time for Chinese New Year). Which is today! Happy New Year!