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The Cyanide Tooth Is a Cold War Fairy Tale. However, the components of the story have a real history.

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How Comic-Con Came to Rule the Pop Culture World. A San Diego comic book sale in 1970 has grown into a network of festivals that make millions.

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I Lived Exclusively Off Doomsday Prepper Food for a Week. The quality of freeze-dried rations varies widely between suppliers.

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Wandering through the Oldest (and Emptiest) Hospital in Paris. The Hôtel Dieu still functions, but doesn't take up much of its historic space.

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The Murder that Shook Iceland. When Birna Brjánsdóttir disappeared last year, the citizens of Reykjavík banded together with the police to find out what happened.

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The Weird, Wacky Wonderworld Of Communist-Era Hotels. Even after renovation, they retain a certain brutal creepiness.

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The Rise of Robo-Writers. You may have already read news written by an artificial intelligence algorithm.

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9 Scientifically Proven Ways to Prevent Motion Sickness. Preparation is the key.

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How to Enjoy Baseball When Your Team Really Sucks. There's always something good to focus on.

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Two Centuries Before Mandela, This Xhosa Hero Died Escaping Robben Island. Makhanda was arrested in 1819.

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Nikola Tesla's Cat and Other Feline Fascinations. Quite a few cats have left their mark on history.

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The Best Notes Found in Used Books. The marginalia includes criticism, recommendations, dedications, out-of-context communications, snark, spoilers, secret code, and jokes.

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Batman Wants To Join the Marvel Universe. But is he good enough to get in?

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See the Winners of the Dog Photographer Of The Year Awards. Judging must have been difficult, because they are all good dogs.

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These Drawings By J.R.R. Tolkien Bring Middle-Earth To Life. Was there no end to the man's talents?

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10 Travel Apps for Trotting the Globe on a Budget. The internet is a shortcut to finding the best bargains, no matter where you are.

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Aliens and Terminator 2: How James Cameron Crafts Perfect Sequels. There's still no hope for another Titanic story.

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How Exactly Does Binary Code Work? Learn how "off" and "on" leads to everything you see on the internet.

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25 Years Ago, Sleepless In Seattle Found the Romantic Hiding in the Cynic. Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks made a love story in which the principals didn't meet until the very end.

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When a DNA Test Shatters Your Identity. Unexpected results happen so often that support groups have formed to help people deal with the trauma.

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33 Clever Copycat Recipes For Your Favorite Chain Restaurants. These are particularly helpful when you live far away from those eateries.

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How Inclusive are Beauty Brands Around the World? Depending on where you live, you might not be able to find foundation makeup that matches your skin color.

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Community Plumbing: A Tribute to the Neighborhood Hardware Store. They are a reminder of how real-world skills can be developed to fix what's wrong.

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10 Movies That Were Banned in China. Some of the reasons might have you scratching your head.

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