Albert Einstein's Forgotten Inventions

Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons
Public Domain, Wikimedia Commons

Albert Einstein's Forgotten Inventions. He held patents on a wide range of devices, from a refrigerator to a blouse.

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Elisabeth Moss Will Play the Forgotten Kennedy Sister in New Biopic. Rosemary Kennedy was the one who was deliberately kept out of the headlines.

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The Indestructable Alkemade. The World War II gunner survived an 18,000-foot fall without a parachute when his plane was destroyed.

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Lando's Droid is Liable to Steal the Solo Movie. L3-37 will be played by Phoebe Waller-Bridge in motion capture and voice.

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The King of the Cats. An old folktale in England concerning cats takes many forms, told in different ways in different areas.

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The Truth Behind the Pope’s Ruby Red Slippers. The tradition has been handed down through centuries.

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How the Winter Olympics became the X Games. It's all about the spectators.

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10 Carnival Traditions From Around the World. The lead-up to Lent is a party wherever you go.

19 Performances That Prove Aretha Franklin Was the Greatest of All Time

MOLLY RILEY, AFP/Getty Images
MOLLY RILEY, AFP/Getty Images

19 Performances That Prove Aretha Franklin Was the Greatest of All Time. She was truly the Queen of Soul.

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Feral Children of Myth and Reality. Authenticated cases are rare and often quite sad.

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A Huge Misperception About Sex. Our mistaken view of other people's sex lives may color our attitudes toward them.

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Stop Telling Me to Turn My Brain Off During Movies. A well-made film will engross the viewer even if it doesn't make complete sense.

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Hey Jude” Still Makes Everything “Better, Better, Better.” Fifty years ago this month, the biggest band in the world released their biggest hit.

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How Not to Get Screwed Over by Your Mechanic. Most mechanics are not out to cheat you, but the few that do are enough to scare all of us.

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The Myth of the Soulmate. No one is perfect, but you don't need perfection to find love and a satisfying relationship.

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15 Must-Try Peach Dishes from Around the Country. Better get started if you want to try them all at the peak of the season.

How NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Will Touch the Sun

Bill Ingalls, NASA via Getty Images
Bill Ingalls, NASA via Getty Images

How NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Will Touch the Sun. The spacecraft is designed to withstand 2500-degree Fahrenheit temperatures.

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In the 1960s, the U.S. Government Set Off a Pair of Nukes Under Mississippi. The first underground tests were a strange experience for those living above it.

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Inside the Lab Where Spiders Put on Face Paint and Fake Eyelashes (and Termites Wear Capes). For some species, looks can mean the difference between becoming a daddy and becoming dinner.

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Pizza Delivery Man Plays Beethoven for Customers. Let's hope he got a generous tip.

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For Sale: Your Under the Tuscan Sun Fixer-Upper Awaits. A look inside the ruins of an abandoned Italian villa you could purchase.

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What If English Were Phonetically Consistent? Aaron Alon gradually applies consistent pronunciation to vowels until it doesn't sound like English at all.

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The 60 Greatest Capes in Movie History. In no way limited to superheroes, they have graced the shoulders of cinemas's most amazing characters.

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14 Antique Roller Coasters You Can Still Ride. Some are over 100 years old!

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