Germans obsessively listing all their possessions for hundreds of years may sound like the set-up for a joke. Except they really did it, and now computers are crunching those lists to get a picture of the history of consumerism and commerce.
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7 Website Mashups. They've managed to cross websites I read with websites I don't read, to humorous ends.
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If you don't ride your bike in the designated bike lane in New York City, you could get a $50 ticket. But if you DO ride your bike in the bike lane, terrible things can happen to you.
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The formula for a successful movie. You can keep using it over and over because it works; always has, always will.
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Plesiosaurs, the Beautiful Bottom-Feeders. New evidence tells us about the diet of this prehistoric sea monster with a record 35 neck vertebrae.
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The Anatomy of a Hard Drive. Bill Hammock, the Engineer Guy, years up a hard drive and explains how it works in a way even I can understand.
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A puppy has a dream. And he talks in his sleep, too, which is oh-so adorable.
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From time travel to naked sushi, here's a LIFE gallery featuring 29 things banned in China.
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10 Candidates for the World’s First Pop Song. "Popular" music isn't just top 40; it's what people like.