The 3 Big Advances in the Technology of the Pizza Box. If you ever wondered what they put pizzas in before the box was invented, you'll find out in this article from The Atlantic. (via Metafilter)
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The varied world of pop culture mashups. If you can think of two things, they can be combined in fan art.
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The pros and cons of probiotics. Bacteria went from being the bad guys to being good for us, but where does the science end and the hype begin? (via Boing Boing)
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Cyanide, Uranium, and Ammonium Nitrate: When Kids Really Had Fun With Science. I guessed we learned too much, because now you can't even buy decent cold medicine without drawing suspicion that you're up to something.
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This LIFE.com gallery lets you compare pictures of real people to the actors who played them.
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In the town of Wagah that straddles India and Pakistan, the border closes with a ceremony at 5PM every day. Tourists love the pomp, swagger, and faux menace which are remnants of the real thing.
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You can now see the trailer for the new Spiderman film in both the official and bootleg versions. Not that you can tell any difference between them.
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The 'surprising' link between secondhand smoke and hearing loss. Add that to the list of other risks.
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The Most Popular Sailboat Names. Remember Number 14 the next time you are called upon to name a boat.