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Awesome Flying Objects

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Awesome Aerials

LIFE has a great gallery of UFOs (Unusual Flying Objects).

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Be A Skeptic

Michael Shermer, the publisher of Skeptic magazine, discusses in this TED talk what it means to be a skeptic and how human beings search for patterns to assign meaning to.

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Not the Most Royal of Resting Places

The body of King Richard III of England has been found more than 500 years after his death in battle. It was under a parking lot.

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Notes on Indiana Jones

This script from Raiders of the Lost Ark contains Harrison Ford’s handwritten character notes.

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A Complete Super Bowl Commercial Recap

The good, the bad, and the repulsive sound of a beauty and a geek kissing.

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That Super Bowl Was Really Lights Out

Ha, ha. Get it? Because there was a blackout. I am the only person that made this joke. Well, anyways, Deadspin has a cool collection of the best shots from the dark period of the game.

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My Name is Inigo Montoya. You Killed My Flight Experience.

When we’ve gotten to the point where this many people don’t recognize this quote, then where are we as a people?

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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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