5 Delightfully Crazy Ways People Tried To Contact the Dead

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5 Delightfully Crazy Ways People Tried To Contact the Dead. Would you believe that Edison wanted to call the spirit world on a telephone?

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The Blue Marble, an Uninterrupted Catapult-Filled Magnet Marble Run. Kaplamino overcame around 500 failures to bring you 90 seconds of pure entertainment.

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The Book That Spooked the South. David Walker’s Appeal condemned slaveholders and advocated for an uprising among enslaved people.

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A Long-Lost NASA Spacecraft Rises From the Dead. When satellite signals were detected after 13 years of silence, engineers scrambled to reboot their obsolete 2005 communications software.

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Meet British Columbia's Snow-Shoveling, Beer-Fetching, Vacuuming Dog. Morgan is a 6-year-old Newfoundland who has mastered a variety of useful tasks, including running a snowblower.

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Can You Pour Liquid from a Puzzle Jug? Tavern owners had a great time watching people try—especially after they'd had a few drinks.

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5 Key Questions for the Winter Olympics. Know what to expect, because there will definitely be changes this year.

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Then and Now: Photos of the 1915 San Francisco World's Fair. More than 100 years later, some spots look the same while others are shockingly different.

Amazon's Under-the-Radar Coupon Page Features Deals on Home Goods, Electronics, and Groceries

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Now that Prime Day is over, and with Black Friday and Cyber Monday still a few weeks away, online deals may seem harder to come by. And while it can be a hassle to scour the internet for promo codes, buy-one-get-one deals, and flash sales, Amazon actually has an extensive coupon page you might not know about that features deals to look through every day.

As pointed out by People, the coupon page breaks deals down by categories, like electronics, home & kitchen, and groceries (the coupons even work with SNAP benefits). Since most of the deals revolve around the essentials, it's easy to stock up on items like Cottonelle toilet paper, Tide Pods, Cascade dishwasher detergent, and a 50 pack of surgical masks whenever you're running low.

But the low prices don't just stop at necessities. If you’re looking for the best deal on headphones, all you have to do is go to the electronics coupon page and it will bring up a deal on these COWIN E7 PRO noise-canceling headphones, which are now $80, thanks to a $10 coupon you could have missed.

Alternatively, if you are looking for deals on specific brands, you can search for their coupons from the page. So if you've had your eye on the Homall S-Racer gaming chair, you’ll find there's currently a coupon that saves you 5 percent, thanks to a simple search.

To discover all the deals you have been missing out on, head over to the Amazon Coupons page.

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Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks

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Climate Change Is Coming for America’s National Parks. Imagine Glacier National Park without a glacier.

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The Chimp Who Believed She Was Human. After being raised in a human home, it took years for Lucy to learn to be an ape again.

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The Mathematical Madness of Möbius Strips and Other One-Sided Objects. A look at the history of the mind-bending field of topology

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These 1930s Housewives Were the Godmothers of Radical Consumer Activism. They protested rising food prices with the Hamtramck Meat Strike.

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Disneyland’s Fantasyland Recreated in Incredible Detail in a Basement. A railroad engineer hand-crafted his own theme park over ten years.

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The Princess Who Worked at Macy’s. The Queen of Romania also built furniture, raised poultry, and enjoyed off-roading.

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America is on the Verge of a Nursing Crisis. Our nursing schools don't have the capacity to supply our current needs, much less our future needs.

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15 Amazing Animal Reunions. It's good to know that pets lost for years might find their way home.