The Origin of the Freak Show, Part One. The beginning of the series covers antiquity to Lazarus Collerdo and his parasitic twin Johannes Baptisa Collerdo in the 17th century.
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Robert Platshorn was sentenced to 64 years in prison as a marijuana kingpin in 1979. On parole after serving 29 years, he is now campaigning to make pot legal in the U.S.
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Pipe Dream by Animusic was a groundbreaking animated music video that became a classic. Intel commissioned Sisu Devices to recreate the machinery in real life, which was quite an accomplishment.
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Although he was a favorite, Jermaine Jones was disqualified from the current American Idol competition. Anyone should know that you don't go on TV when you have outstanding warrants against you.
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The new comedy 21 Jump Street opens nationwide today. In honor of the occasion, here's a tribute to the original, supposedly non-comedy TV show it's based on, and the amazing careers of its stars.
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The folks at MIT have developed a nanotech material that slows down the speed of light. That may lead to capturing light to use as energy, or other real useful ideas.
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An estimated 55,000 crosses memorialize freedom fighters on a hill in Lithuania. Any time they are removed or torn down, they spring up again overnight.
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At one time, radium, or radiation, was considered new, cutting-edge, and the savior of mankind. See twelve products that were made “better” when infused with radiation!
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Saroo Brierley used Google Earth to find his long-lost family. He looked at images from all over India for anything familiar from the time he was five years old.
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Transgenic fluorescent fish turned out to be good for something! Watch The Center for Genomic Gastronomy make tasty glow-in-the-dark sushi.
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The Adventures of St. Patrick. What we know of the saint's real life is just as interesting as the myths associated with him.