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The Dramatic Courtroom Demo Designed to Expose Arsenic Murders
The Marsh test involved fire, mirrors, and collective gasps.
May 26, 2017
What It Took to Get Impeached in the 14th Century
You basically had to sell a castle to the enemy.
May 17, 2017
New Haven, Connecticut
The cave where two British judges hid in exile after sentencing the king to death.
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Why This Bar Built a Labyrinth Outside Its Front Door
The bar is now, technically, over 500 meters from the street.
April 14, 2017
The Massive Pizza Funeral That Never Had to Happen
In 1973, a Michigan entrepreneur buried 30,000 mushroom pizzas—all for nothing.
March 14, 2017
How Judge Wapner Launched the Phenomenon of Court Shows on Modern TV
RIP Judge Wapner.
February 28, 2017
Illinois’ Original Burger King
The multinational Burger King chain is banned from operating within 20 miles of a family restaurant filed under the same name.
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An extensive, if one-sided, history of U.S. law enforcement's war on drugs.
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San Diego, California
It would be a crime to miss it.
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Why the U.S. Government Treats Catfish Unlike Any Other Fish
There's a strange political battle over how catfish should be regulated.
January 05, 2017
George Town, Cayman Islands
There is one corporation registered for every three square feet of space in this inconspicuous office building.
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Trucks Have Been Blocking Bike Lanes in New York City Since 1899
Also wagons, carts and carriages.
October 04, 2016
An Australian State Has Banned Mooning
Pressed ham is off the menu.
September 26, 2016
For 200 Years, Secret 'Anvil Weddings' Were Performed by Blacksmiths in the U.K.
Runaway weddings had blacksmiths, cobblers and mole-catchers as priests.
September 22, 2016
In 2016, the 'First Legal Ayahuasca Church' Got Shut Down. Was It a Scam—or a New Religion?
A Canadian and a Brit had a vision to serve mind-expanding drugs in America.
September 16, 2016
This Woman's Ongoing Fight for the Right to Live in a Treehouse
Her dream is a zoning commissioner's nightmare.
September 14, 2016
This Library Is Threatening Jail Time Over Overdue Books
Those late fees are no joke.
September 06, 2016
The Highest Court of the Land
There just so happens to be a court even higher than the U.S Supreme Court: a basketball court in the building itself.
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