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Hidden Venice with a Psycho-Mambo Twist
Jul 10–Jul 16, 2017
Chernobyl by Day, Kyiv by Night
Sep 08–Sep 14, 2017
Festivals and Mountaintop Temples of Bhutan
Sep 28–Oct 06, 2017
Day of the Dead in the Yucatán
Oct 28–Nov 03, 2017
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Local Condor Embraces the Argentinian Farmer Who Rescued It
The condor's name? Condorito.
June 27, 2017
The 1930s 'Pedestrian Catcher' That Promised to End Jaywalking Deaths
Goodbye, car accidents!
June 23, 2017
A Japanese Diver's 25-Year Friendship With a Local Fish
Plus: a really adorable man-fish kiss.
June 21, 2017
The 'Child Impersonator' Who Voiced a Whole Family of Young Characters
In the early 1900s, Harry Hemsley became an icon for his youthful mimicry.
June 20, 2017
The Self-Playing Violins That Mastered Chopin
The robotic Phonoliszt-Violin was dubbed the "Eighth Wonder of the World" in 1910.
June 14, 2017
This Mechanical 19th-Century 'Clock of America' Animates U.S. History
It features a procession of tiny presidents and a light-up Statue of Liberty.
June 13, 2017
In 1964, You Could Buy Magazines From a Street Dalek
Your new favorite traveling bookseller.
June 12, 2017
A Pride Month Playlist, Brought to You by the Jazz Age
"You go and give your girl a kiss in the hall / But instead you find you're kissing her brother Paul."
June 09, 2017
Maryland's Smith Island, Home to a Vanishing Dialect and Rising Sea Levels
Despite climate scientists' predictions, the laid-back inhabitants aren't too concerned.
June 08, 2017
Listen to Radio on the Go With This Strange 1931 Hat
Its name? The Radio Hat.
June 08, 2017
These 1950s Coffee Commercials Featured Violent 'Muppets' Prototypes
Buy Wilkins Coffee—or else.
June 06, 2017
This Bizarre '50s 'Rhino' Vehicle Was Designed to Replace the Tank
The U.S. military never bought it.
June 05, 2017
This Artist Designed Pigeon Shoes So She Could Befriend Actual Pigeons
Throwing food may have worked better.
May 31, 2017
Rogue Herd of Cows Captured on Tape
They were midnight snacking.
May 19, 2017
A Centuries-Old Malaysian Puppet Show Puts a New Spin on Star Wars
A long time ago in a theater far, far away...
March 13, 2017
In 1971, Stanford Students Did an Interpretive Dance to Demonstrate Protein Synthesis
March 10, 2017
When Batgirl Saved the Day and Demanded Equal Pay
"Holy act of Congress!"
March 08, 2017
An Elusive Whale, Caught on Video for the First Time
Meet the True's beaked whale, a deep-diving creature with a white hat and pockets.
March 07, 2017
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