What Airports Were Like in 1987. How times have changed.￼ Imagine a time when you could pull up to the airport 20 minutes before a departing flight and know that you—and your bag—had a good chance of making the flight.
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In 1996, four German tourists - Egbert, Cornelia, Georg, and Max - entered Death Valley National Park and vanished without a trace. They were NEVER seen again. This is the true story surrounding their disappearance into Death Valley National Park.
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The comedian Sid Caesar fake-speaking four different languages. It's all gibberish, but it sure sounds correct. He nails the prosody of each language perfectly.
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What it's like being a radical anarchist from the inside. "Toxicity in radical communities is not a bug. It is a feature. The ideology and norms of radicalism have evolved to produce toxic, paranoid, depressed subjects. What follows is a picture of what happens in their communities."
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Recently, someone discovered Adam Lanza's abandoned YouTube channel. Adam Lanza committed the Sandy Hook school shooting. His worldview could be broadly described as efilist (anti-life). He was aware of the efilist and antinatalist circles on YouTube. This is a summary of his views.
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On Smoking Weed in North Korea. We were just walking past the tobacco sellers when we spotted another stall ahead, piled with mounds of green, rather than brown, plant matter. It turned out to be exactly what we first suspected: a veritable mountain of dried cannabis plants.
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The majestic cross fox
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What did the dinosaurs see before the Chicxulub asteroid impact?
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A London Accent from the 14th to the 21st Centuries. It's really cool to hear it get closer to an American accent up until the mid 1700s and then diverge.
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“The cult deficit” is the theory that we don’t have as many cults as we used to and this says something important about our society. Here’s some data, courtesy of the Secretum Secretorum Substack. California still overhwelmingly represented, though.
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Artist With Alzheimer's Disease Draws Himself as Condition Progresses. William Utermohlen, an artist who suffered with Alzheimer's, has provided the world with perhaps its clearest visual representation of the effects of the disease - one that is both fascinating and chilling.
Small free library made out of a tree stump
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Boaters share stories of what they've found while far offshore, out of the sight of land. Coolers, square grouper, rafts full of Cubans escaping communism, an Air Force target drone, a dog swimming, the list goes on.
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The Simpsons "Steamed Hams" scene with Principal Skinner and Superintendent Chalmers but every scene is a different animation style. All three Hanna Barbera animators, Steven Universe, King of the Hill, Futurama, etc. Even Tracey Ullman Simpsons.
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Sinister Sounds: How the Phonetics of “Scare Words” Amplifies Their Meaning - Heterodox Academy. More and more, linguists and phonologists are finding a nonarbitrary relationship between the sound of words and the feelings they arouse in people.
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How to Fuel for a Solo, Unassisted Antarctic Crossing. Colin O’Brady thinks it’s possible—but just barely—to haul enough calories to traverse the continent. Here’s how.
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Mayor Harry Baals
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Pixray-genesis, an AI that generates pictures based on keywords you come up with. Use one word, or two words to combine two concepts. Try it!
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This Is How You Buy Advertising on the Pudong Skyline
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Four Wyze cameras
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The Strange Saga of Kowloon Walled City - Atlas Obscura. On this tiny rectangle of ground, a single community created something that had only existed before in the avant garde imagination: the “organic megastructure.”
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The Green Hornet Streetcar Crash. Fascinating Horror is all about in-depth research, respectful storytelling, and learning what we can from the mistakes of the past. You might be surprised to discover just how much of today's world is shaped by long-forgotten disasters from decades gone by.
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Absolute Mad Lads - Gustave The Maneater. Big crocs like that only die after they’ve lost all their teeth and can’t hunt anymore so at 66 he’s got a lot more murdering in him. Gustav is the legendary animal you hunt after hours of killing the basic crocs.
Menu from a restaurant in Paris from Christmas Day, 1870. The 99th day of the Siege of Paris, when they were emptying out the zoos.
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Machine learning algorithms applied to clean up 21 old Lumiere Brothers films from 1895 to 1902. Scratches removed, images stabilized, colorized and upscaled in 60 fps, with sound.
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