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It Belongs in a Museum

In January 2010, two journalists knocked on the door of 84-year-old Frenchman Jacques Bellanger to ask him about the...
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A Wealth of Insight

At the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, social psychologist Paul Piff paired off approximately 200 u...
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The Unknown Father

Alois Schicklgruber was never quite certain who his father was. Born in 1837, Schicklgruber was the child of Maria An...
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The Overlooked Amendment

"Article the Second" was a single-sentence amendment written by James Madison in 1789, intended to be added to the Un...
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One Small Step for a Man

During the development of the Apollo moon missions in the early 1960s, the newfangled government agency called “NASA”...
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Half a Thought

The smallest denomination coin ever circulated in the United States was valued at five milles, equivalent to one 200t...
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Let Us Be Joyful

This curio contains adult themes, reader discretion is advised. Laßt Froh Uns Sein ("Let Us Be Joyful") is a short...
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How Miss Shilling’s Orifice Helped Win the War

How a female engineer defied all norms to save England in the Second World War.
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It’s Not Rocket Science

One of the most dramatic surgical procedures still performed on human patients is the hemispherectomy, or the removal...
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Misguided Missiles

In April 1929 in the town of Naco, Arizona, the Cristero War was raging just over the border in Mexico. Rebels in tha...
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