Star Wars: A Brief History of Fan Anger and Frustration. It's what sets the franchise apart from any other fandom.

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It's a Dog Tag's Life. The history of military identification tags.

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Highly Intelligent People Have 3 Habits in Common. And because they're smart, they can break those habits when they want to.

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Recreating Ötzi the Iceman's Shoes. See a new and accurate pair of 5300-year-old boots.

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Underwater Research Team Encounters an Incredible "Fireworks Jellyfish." This is Halitrephes maasi, a deep-sea jelly that reflects any light in the dark waters.

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The Toilet is Over There. A humorous look at military portraits from Oxford historian Dr. Jonathan Healey.

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The Earliest Known Practical Joke has been Discovered in Croatia. The "dribble glass" goes back at least to the 4th century.

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The Science of Life and Death in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. She brought the implications of contemporary experiments to the public with her horror story.