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That time Walt Disney’s oppo researchers claimed his business rival was laundering money for Jimmy Hoffa

That time Walt Disney’s oppo researchers claimed his business rival was laundering money for Jimmy Hoffa

Len Testa writes, "Back in the early 1960's, Walt was interested in b...

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Watch How the World’s Population Has Grown Over the Years

Watch How the World’s Population Has Grown Over the Years

It took a long time to get going. But once we did, damn, we kind ...

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Vintage photos show NORAD’s construction and operation

Vintage photos show NORAD’s construction and operation

Vintage photos show NORAD's construction and operation / Boing Boing ...

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Silly Animation Shows Off Some Crazy Weapons Used During the Middle Ages

Silly Animation Shows Off Some Crazy Weapons Used During the Middle Ages

From Sam O’Nella, here’s an amusing look at some of t...

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An illustrated microhistory of micronations

An illustrated microhistory of micronations

Sofie Louise Dam and Andy Warner drew up this charming overview of som...

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The “weird familiarity” of century-old anti-feminist propaganda

The “weird familiarity” of century-old anti-feminist propaganda

What's the difference between modern memes and old ones? Edwardian-e...

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Civilization Is Being Backed Up In A Salt Mine

Civilization Is Being Backed Up In A Salt Mine

It certainly doesn’t seem like our civilization is going to v...

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Colorized film and photos of a deadly Antarctic Expedition in 1912

Colorized film and photos of a deadly Antarctic Expedition in 1912

In 1912, Herbert Ponting captured remarkable film and images of Capta...

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Where Was the Last Place on Earth Discovered by Humans?

Where Was the Last Place on Earth Discovered by Humans?

The world is a very big place. Sure, satellites and the internet and...

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Turing’s law: UK to retroactively pardon thousands of men prosecuted for having sex with men

Turing’s law: UK to retroactively pardon thousands of men prosecuted for having sex with men

When the Crown pardoned codebreaking war-hero and computer science pi...

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