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The 'Warship' Made From Plastic Bottles
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environment

The 'Warship' Made From Plastic Bottles

The oceans have a lot of trash in them.
July 20, 2017
The Memorial Honoring the Robot That Drowned Itself
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robots

The Memorial Honoring the Robot That Drowned Itself

RIP Steve.
July 19, 2017
Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park
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drugs

Downtown Atlanta’s Lost Psychedelic Theme Park

Before there was the CNN Center, there was The World of Sid and Marty Krofft.
July 18, 2017
Second Giant Squid of the Year Caught Off the Coast of Ireland
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squid

Second Giant Squid of the Year Caught Off the Coast of Ireland

They might be coming for us.
July 18, 2017
Mysterious Sheet Music Confirmed to Be Lost Work of Gustav Holst
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music

Mysterious Sheet Music Confirmed to Be Lost Work of Gustav Holst

It dates to 1906.
July 18, 2017
This Blind Kitten Got a Wheelchair, Thanks to Some Eighth-Graders
story
cats

This Blind Kitten Got a Wheelchair, Thanks to Some Eighth-Graders

They built it, in part, with a 3D printer.
July 17, 2017
A Scottish Daredevil's Tight-Rope Walk Across the Old Man of Hoy
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daredevil

A Scottish Daredevil's Tight-Rope Walk Across the Old Man of Hoy

From geological wonder to circus spire.
July 14, 2017
No, Victorians Didn't Cover Up Table Legs Because They Were Too 'Sexy'
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furniture

No, Victorians Didn't Cover Up Table Legs Because They Were Too 'Sexy'

Debunking an admittedly adorable myth.
July 14, 2017
The Giant Balloons Creating Arctic Ice Tunnels
story
arctic

The Giant Balloons Creating Arctic Ice Tunnels

They look kind of fun.
July 13, 2017
Fishing Child Reels In a Purse Stolen 25 Years Ago
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fishing

Fishing Child Reels In a Purse Stolen 25 Years Ago

And then a relative tracked down its owner.
July 12, 2017
How Newport, Kentucky, Lost the Title of 'Sin City'
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sin week

How Newport, Kentucky, Lost the Title of 'Sin City'

Before there was Vegas, there was another American hot spot for bad behavior.
July 12, 2017
Caught: A Massive Catfish
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world record

Caught: A Massive Catfish

A California fisherman pulled up what may be one of the largest of its kind.
July 11, 2017
Competitive Eating Was Even More Gluttonous and Disgusting in the 17th Century
story
sin week

Competitive Eating Was Even More Gluttonous and Disgusting in the 17th Century

For the Great Eater of Kent, it was all ale-soaked bread and wheelbarrows of tripe.
July 11, 2017
Humpback Whales Caught on Video Using Their Flippers for Propulsion
story
whales

Humpback Whales Caught on Video Using Their Flippers for Propulsion

It's never been documented before.
July 10, 2017
The Best Demon Illustrations of All Time
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demons

The Best Demon Illustrations of All Time

Even today, the 1863 edition of the "Dictionnaire Infernal" is the stuff of nightmares.
July 10, 2017
China Is Building a Solar Farm Shaped Like a Cartoon Panda
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energy

China Is Building a Solar Farm Shaped Like a Cartoon Panda

It's cute and eco-friendly.
July 07, 2017
Hunting for Treasure in Brooklyn's Coolest Prop House
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film

Hunting for Treasure in Brooklyn's Coolest Prop House

Take a look at the eclectic wares of ACME.
July 07, 2017
A Fox Got Its Head Stuck Between Two Headstones
story
graveyards

A Fox Got Its Head Stuck Between Two Headstones

It was probably stuck for hours.
July 06, 2017
The New Zealand Aquarium Is Publicly Shaming Its Penguins
story
aquariums

The New Zealand Aquarium Is Publicly Shaming Its Penguins

Timmy has been stealing fish again.
July 05, 2017
A Tasmanian Diver's Close Encounter With a Whale
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whales

A Tasmanian Diver's Close Encounter With a Whale

It was hard to avoid.
July 03, 2017
How to Make Your Dead Eagle a Legal Eagle
story
independence day

How to Make Your Dead Eagle a Legal Eagle

It's a crime to possess eagle parts. So what should you do if you find some?
July 03, 2017
A Texas Mini-Van Crash Released Dozens of Venomous Snakes
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snakes

A Texas Mini-Van Crash Released Dozens of Venomous Snakes

Thankfully, no one was bitten.
June 30, 2017
Whatever Happened to Captain Video and the DuMont Programming Library?
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lost

Whatever Happened to Captain Video and the DuMont Programming Library?

One of television's original networks has all but disappeared.
June 30, 2017
California's Flintstones House Sold for $2.8 Million
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real estate

California's Flintstones House Sold for $2.8 Million

Yabba-dabba-DOUGH!
June 29, 2017