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The YouTube Trap

The Fra Mauro Map: The Google Earth of the Medieval World

How Old Is The Universe?

What Is A Computer?

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Why Is The Flag At Half-Mast?

Senses Deranged: Joan Vollmer, William S. Burroughs, And The William Tell Act

How Did The Vietnam War End?

Bad Call: RomCom Heroines Who Chose The Wrong Guy

Camp: Notes On A Changing Sensibility

The Brutal and Hilarious World of Kaizo Mario

What Happened To The Roanoke Colony? Three Theories Explained

What Is Color?

Why Did Japan Attack Pearl Harbor?

What Was The First Meme?

Why Is It Called Black Friday?

Why Is The Ocean Salty?

The Unromantic Truth Behind TV Love Triangles

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What Is Watergate? Explaining The Biggest Scandal Of The 20th Century

The Best James Bond: A Shamelessly Subjective Ranking of the 007 Actors

Charging Bull: Greg Noll And The Greatest Wave Ever Surfed

Kissing Is Weird. Why Do We Do It?

Bizarre Fads: Pineapples As Royal Status Symbols

When Did The Internet Begin?

What Is Gluten?

How To Tie A Tie

When Did The Great Depression End?

By Any Means Necessary: Warren Harding And El Capitan

Built by Guilt: Sarah Winchester And The Mystery House

Francis Barber: Sailor, Secretary, And Samuel Johnson’s Unlikely Heir

Lust, Lies, And Jewelry: The Affair Of The Diamond Necklace

How Do You Solve A Rubik’s Cube?

Are Orcas Whales?

How To Kiss

They Didn’t Win Another Til 1962: The Maple Leafs And The Disappearance Of Bill Barilko

Child’s Play: The Strange History Of The Ouija Board

How To Meditate: What Exactly Is Meditation, And How Do I Start?

As It Happens: The Strange History of “Real-Time” Movies

Basement Poet: The Life and Death of Daniel Johnston

What Is Gravity?

When Did Freddie Mercury Die?

How To Screenshot On A Mac

Are Pandas Bears?

The Bizarre True Story Of Nicholas Wood, The Great Eater Of Kent

How To Floss (As In The Dance)

Manufactured Doubt: The Corporate Money Fueling Climate Change Denial