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A Pregnant Pause

In January of 1963, husband and wife George and Charlotte Blonsky submitted a patent application for a revolutionary invention. George, a mining engineer...
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The Voyager Golden Record Experience

Announcing our online audiovisual interactive version of the Voyager golden records.

The First Ten Years

We pause to observe the tenth anniversary of our site's founding.
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May Have Settled

It was early in the morning on the 1st of May 1832 in New York City. The ordinarily gentle horse-drawn traffic of the up-and-coming metropolis seemed a b...
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The Damn Interesting Article Accelerator

We here at Damn Interesting don't manage to post new articles quite as often as we'd like. We relish researching and writing, but until recently there we...
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Can I Borrow a Feeling?

In 1973, a trio of psychologists convened in a preschool classroom to perform a diabolical experiment upon unsuspecting children. Lepper, Greene, and Nis...
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Apocalypse on the Set

We are pleased to announce that Damn Interesting contributor Ben Taylor has just published a shiny new book that is sure to be the first in what we hope ...
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Writer on the Storm

As you may have noticed, until about a week ago the Damn Interesting web server was about as sturdy as a pair of paper pajamas. A sustained orgy of traff...
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It’s About Damn Time

(This post's content expired, but its husk remains here as a historical curiosity).
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Something’s Afoot at Damn Interesting

We at Damn Interesting are happy to announce that we have officially returned from our spontaneous hiatus. One might describe the sensation as "delighte...
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A Series of Unfortunate Hacks

For the past several weeks, Damn Interesting has been repeatedly violated by a gaggle of Russian hackers. Their strange probes sought out all unprotecte...
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Damn Deadlines

As the manuscript-delivery deadline approaches for our Damn Interesting book, we must take drastic action to avoid being sucked into a temporal vortex of...
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Some Damn Interesting News

On 25 January 2007, the Damn Interesting authors boldly-- some might say prematurely-- announced our intentions to expand our project into the medium of ...
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Damn Write (Reloaded)

Once again, we here at Damn Interesting are in search of proficient purveyors of intriguing information. But as a bit of a departure from our previous w...
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Damn Radio Activity

If you live in the Miami area and you own one of those fancy new AM radio receiver sets, you're in luck. I'll be doing a short interview on Sports Talk ...
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Spring Break, Damnit

The Damn Interesting writing staff is presently indulging in a much-needed holiday. We will return in one week-- on 09 April 2007-- with more pasteurize...
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Damn Schedule

Yes, we here at Damn Interesting acknowledge that we've not been squeezing out articles without our once-vigorous regularity. Following some recent auth...
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Damn Distractions

In the North American fur-trading days, many trappers came to rely on a high-calorie, long-endurance foodstuff known as pemmican, a recipe which was borr...
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Damn Downtime

Apologies for the nasty patches of downtime recently... our hosting provider seems to have experienced some heavy technical difficulties at their data ce...
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Dead Trees and G-Strings

The history of Damn Interesting is a rich tapestry of events. In September 2005, the site sprang into existence. Then we wrote a bunch of stuff. Now, som...
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