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Turns out Easter Island heads have detailed bodies

Easter Island’s monumental stone heads are well-known, but there’s more to the story: all along, the sculptures have secretly had torsos, buried beneath the earth. Archaeologists have documented 887 of the massive statues, known as moai, but there may be up to as many as a 1,000 of them on the island. What do these uncovered hieroglyphics mean? The giant ...

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80’s toys that went for a small fortune on ebay

Don’t you wish you still had some of these toys? Lite-Brite Nintendo Rainbow Brite Doll Garbage Pail Kids: Adam Bomb Transformers: Optimus Prime and Megatron Action Figures Fisher-Price Yellow Roof Little People Family Play House Teddy Ruxpin Casey The Talking Robot Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Happy Home Doll House Fireball Island Fisher-Price Little People Parking Garage “Glitter and Gold” Jem Michael ...

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Every ghost town has a story

Bodie, CA By the 1870s this former gold town in the Sierra Nevada mountains was booming with 10,000 residents, saloons, a red-light district, and opium dens. The decline took a while, with its post office finally shutting down in 1942. The city is in “arrested decay” today, but the stores are still stocked. Don’t try to take a piece of ...

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Ever wonder how some of your favorite breweries got their names?

Abita Sitting 30 miles north of New Orleans, this brewery gets its name from the town of Abita Springs which was a Choctaw Indian village. Although the origin of the word “Abita” is unclear, the Choctaw insist that it’s not actually a word but the name of a man who came from far away and made his home near the ...

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Before ‘Playboy’ there were these erotic “French Postcards”

In the early days of the twentieth century, pornography was “a bit” more forbidden than it is today. In fact, you could be jailed in America for the production and distribution of erotic photos. However, man will be man and a loophole was found. These “erotic” postcards were brought over from France and distributed illegally for the viewing pleasure of ...

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Rachel Washburn: Former NFL Cheerleader Joined the US Military

It’s not often you can have a conversation and say hey did you hear an NFL cheerleader joined the US Military? Actually don’t think it has ever happened before this. Rachel Washburn is a former Philadelphia Eagles cheerleader who, after three years with the team, decided to join the US Military. Following her second second tour in Afghanistan USA Today did a fascinating ...

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5 Mysterious Holes That Could Be Portals Straight To Hell

The creepy, unexplained stories surrounding these holes will convince you they’re gateways to the netherworld. Devil’s Hole, Death Valley National Park You may not be able to tell, but there’s water down there (deep water, maybe more than 1000 feet). A tiny water hole in the vast, arid Death Valley National Park would seem like the opposite of a hell ...

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A woman is suing eBay for not allowing her to sell the sun

The Spanish courts ACTUALLY recognized her claim, but oddly enough she has not received any payments from solar panel users. After realizing the solar real estate business needed a little pick-me-up, she started selling plots of the sun on eBay, and claims she received 600 orders worth almost $1400. These people were obviously ignorant of the fact that nothing can ...

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The Cleveland Browns Sign a 9 Year Old Fan to a NFL Contract

Dylan Sutcliffe who is 9 years old and has always dreamed of playing for the Cleveland Browns. Unfortunately, he was diagnosed with ataxia telangiectasia a genetic disorder that creates a vast amount of issues in the human body. Even though he has this crippling disorder Dylan got to be part of the Cleveland Browns organization. Thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, ...

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Origami robots are the first step towards building real Transformers

MIT researchers have developed an untethered miniature origami robot that self-folds, swims, and degrades. This is the first time that a robot has been able to demonstrate a complete life cycle. The robot consists of a magnet and PVC sandwiched between laser-cut structural layers of polystyrene or paper. It weighs less than a third of a gram. The folding process ...

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My 5-Year-Old Daughter Recreates Photos Of Heroic Women To Learn Histo

My name is Marc Bushelle and I’m a Brooklyn based photographer. I have been recreating photos of heroines with my wife Janine and our 5-year-old daughter Lily. We started this photo series as a way to teach Lily about history and these heroines in a fun and creative way. We didn’t want to only cover the usual picks but also ...

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