Mrs. A.J. Young and five of her 11 children worked in the mills of Tifton, Georgia in the early 20th century. Joe Manning found out what became of Catherine Young and her Family. (via Metafilter)
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The Cassini-Huygens mission sent back awesome images of Saturn and its moons. They look even better set to dramatic music.
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Get a behind-the-scenes look at how they filmed boxing robots for the movie Real Steel. All this effort and expense for a feel-good family-bonding film.
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Check out the list of the most-downloaded movies of all time (which is not all that long, considering). Then for a strange contrast, the Netflix top-ten of all time is included as well.
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Famous Plastic-Surgery Look-Alikes. The guy who wants to look like Superman is just the latest in a long line of body-modifying fans.
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Cuelight is a pool table that uses augmented reality to make its own video effects. It's cool-looking, but if pool is too boring as it is, you should try another game.
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30 super awesome pumpkin carvings. It takes a steady hand, alright, but imagination is the most important ingredient.
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Grant Woolard sang all the parts to 22 Beatles love songs and blended them together in a medley. Can you name them all?
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When dreams kill: The phenomenon of sleep paralysis. A new book tells us about research that may keep you up at night.
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The Zany History of Mini Golf. It started out for ladies, but everyone likes a cheap shot.