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Jun 23–Jun 30, 2017
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Sep 28–Oct 06, 2017
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In 1969, One Inventor Tried to Sell Police a 'Net Gun' for Catching Robbers
While effective, the invention never quite took off.
January 26, 2017
Watch a Hong Kong 'Villain-Hitter' Beat Away Foes With a Shoe
The centuries-old ritual started as a way to drive away evil spirits.
January 25, 2017
Watch a Man Turn a Lump of Hot Sugar Into a Bunny
Sugar blowing is a pretty sweet art.
January 24, 2017
A Tour of Al Capone's 'Killer' Cadillac, Which Once Terrorized Chicago Streets
It featured bullet-proof glass and a police siren.
January 23, 2017
Watch These Joyous Strangers in London Roll a Massive Snowball Down a Hill
The crowd cheers as it rolls down the slopes of Parliament Hill.
January 20, 2017
How Museum Preparators Uncover Fossil Specimens
It takes a steady hand and hours of dedication.
January 19, 2017
Listen to the Low Earthly Hum of a Candle Pipe Organ
As the wax melts, the pitch changes.
January 17, 2017
Watch an Artist Walk Thousands of Steps to Create Wolves and Leaves in the Snow
These intricate pieces of art are only temporarily preserved.
January 13, 2017
Watch Planes Try to Land in the World's Windiest City
Flying into Wellington? Make sure that seatbelt is tightly fastened.
January 12, 2017
Watch This Artist Knit Body Suits and Tapestries Out of Shredded Paper
Who knew magazines could be good knitting material?
January 11, 2017
Watch a Snail Lay Pink Eggs
January 09, 2017
Take a Virtual Tour of the Firefly Forest, a Kansas Park Turned Gnome Village
In 2013, tiny hollow-tree homes for fairies started popping up around Overland Park.
January 06, 2017
Watch a Melodramatic Communist Ballet from 1964
A ballerina weeps over the hammer and sickle in Mao's production of "The Red Detachment of Women."
January 05, 2017
Watch Hot Maple Syrup Freeze into Toffee on Packed Snow
Delectable lollipops, sourced from trees.
January 04, 2017
Watch an Armless, Legless Man Light a Cigarette
Prince Randian, a top-billed sideshow performer, did everything with his lips alone.
January 03, 2017
Watch Paper Masterpieces of China's Forgotten Tribes Unfold in Pop-Up Books
Artist and photographer Colette Fu uses the pop-up book to tell stories of minority tribes in China.
December 30, 2016
Watch a Bird Trick Meerkats Out of Their Food
Turns out drongo birds are the ultimate con artists of the animal kingdom.
December 29, 2016
Watch the Physics of Ballet's Hardest Move Explained
Decoding the legendary spins in Swan Lake.
December 27, 2016
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