Lizzie Borden's lawyer's extensive notes on her murder case have been found. Although they contain no smoking gun, they show fresh insights on the people involved in the killings, trail, and acquittal in 1892.
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German DJ/comedian Flula Borg was supposed to interview celebrities about a movie, but just asked them to record sounds. The resulting song made from the samples is more interesting than most PR sessions.
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A Japanese company is producing vending machines that will work in the event of a disaster, meaning if the power is off. You just turn a crank 70 times and it will then allow you to buy something.
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Dharun Ravi has been charged with a hate crime in the suicide death of his roommate Tyler Clementi. What will the outcome of the case mean to the rest of us?
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David P. Grier and his wife Anna McKinney Grier were separated for long periods during the early part of their marriage while he was fighting in the Civil War. The letters he wrote her are breathtaking in their expression.
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If you are in charge of buying lottery pool tickets, give everyone the numbers before they're drawn. Americo Lopes won millions, but said that ticket was his personal lottery ticket, which a jury found hard to believe.
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NASA made a video on the 4.5-billion-year history of the moon. The captions are a bit small, but the animation is beautiful.
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Americans are working longer hours to keep their jobs during the recession. And bosses ask them to, despite evidence that more hours means less productivity and a variety of adverse effects.
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If you know nothing about the teams but still want to fill out an NCAA tournament bracket, any old method of choosing winners will do. But you won't find a stranger method than chucking golf balls off a roof.
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5 reasons child pageants are bad for kids. They're creepy, expensive, competitive, time-sucking, and then there are these five that you may not have considered.
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Notable Bathtubs in History. Big things happen while big thinkers are soaking the dirt away.