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How a bunch of forest-dwelling socialists got steamrolled by industry

<b>Life at California’s Kaweah colony circa the 19th century was pretty idyllic — until the railroad came along.</b><p><b>(This article is the third in a</b> <b>5-part</b> …

Let the debate begin: 50 best movies of all time

It's holiday time, you may be stuffed after a great meal, tired of anything related to shopping and you are ready for some after-dinner discussion with the family that doesn't involve politics.<p>How about a friendly debate on the greatest movie of all time?<p>It's likely a debate that will rage on with …

Box Office

It was sex all the time at this 1800s commune, with anyone you wanted and none of the guilt

<b>Life at the Oneida Colony was kind of a like a key party, but no one had cars and everyone was doin’ it for Jesus.</b><p><b>(This article is the first in a</b></b> …

25 Hilarious Historical Facts You Won't Believe Actually Happened

Who Knew History Could Be This Funny?<p>History doesn't have to be dull! As a matter of fact, our ancestors were just as messed up and said and did just …

Thomas Jefferson

A New History of the First Peoples in the Americas

The miracle of modern genetics has revolutionized the story anthropologists tell about how humans spread out across the Earth.<p>Europeans arriving in the New World met people all the way from the frozen north to the frozen south. All had rich and mature cultures and established languages. The …

Edebiyat Dünyasının Üç Devinin Bir Türlü Vazgeçemediği Kadın: Tomris Uyar

-cemal süreya’ya içki içmeyi ben öğrettim.<br>edip cansever<p>-edip’e şiir yazmayı ben öğrettim..<br>cemal süreya<p>-bu ikisi bunları tartışırken ben de gittim …

26 sexist ads of the 'Mad Men' era that companies wish we'd forget

The rampant sexism in "Mad Men" was typical of the 1960s, when the outlook for women in America was just beginning to change. While the "second wave" of feminism began in the '60s, mainstream America was still very much a "man's world."<p>That attitude carried over into advertising, which did little …

Mad Men

William Smith: Seminal geology map rediscovered

<b>A first edition copy of one of the most significant maps in the history of science has been rediscovered in time for an important anniversary.</b><p>William Smith's 1815 depiction of the geology of England, Wales and part of Scotland is a seminal piece of work.<p>The first map of its kind produced anywhere …

Hidden Faults Explain Earthquakes in Fracking Zones

Oklahoma, Ohio and Arkansas have experienced an unusually large number of earthquakes in recent years.<p>The shaking is rising at the same time that oil …

Binaural audio is returning from obscurity to make virtual reality more awesome

You're probably unfamiliar with binaural audio, a technology that dates back all the way to the late 1800s but, for a variety of reasons, fell by the wayside while mono and then stereo sound became audio industry standards. But binaural audio is now experiencing a revival because it's uniquely …

Interactive Installation Inspired by Ideas of a Geological World Below Sea Level

<i>Breaking the Surface</i> is a collaborative installation created by Kontur, Abida, Intek, Scandinavian Design Group, and Ctrl+N to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Norwegian oil company Lundin Norway. The installation combines design with advanced sensor technologies that provide an interactive …

This Ralph Wiggum Cake is Insane

Kylie Mangles of Freshly Squeez’d has created one of the craziest cakes I’ve seen. The cake is based on the Cutout Ralph design by Erick Flores and …

Social Media

A LEGO art exhibit is happening, and it's the coolest

Well, here’s something LEGO-lovers have known all along — LEGOS aren’t just toys, they’re legit art.<p>Tomorrow <i>The Art of the Brick</i>, a traveling …

Lego

Ermenice el yazma kitaplar Amed’i anlatıyor

17. yüzyıl’da Amed, yani Diyarbakır, Ermenice elyazma kitapları ile ünlüydü. Hatta bir “Amed Okulu”ndan bile bahsedebiliyoruz. Ve bu kitaplar, …

A Google Maps Version of Middle Earth from 'Lord of the Rings' [MAP]

<b>In today’s day and age, it might be easier for you to read Google Maps than an atlas.</b> So Reddit user mbingcrosby created a Google Maps version of …

Site kapatmada mahkeme kararına gerek kalmadı

Yaşam hakkı ile kişilerin can ve mal güvenliğinin korunması, milli güvenlik ve kamu düzeninin korunması, suç işlenmesinin önlenmesi veya genel …