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Pearl Harbor’s Forgotten Fighter

Nearly 75 years ago, Pearl Harbor was devastated by a Japanese attack. This summer, researchers made a major discovery—one of the Catalina flying …

Military

Rarely seen images from the Walt Disney Archives

Unseen Disney archives<p>A never-before-opened look at the legendary studio<p>c. 1932<p>To celebrate Walt Disney’s 114th birthday on Dec. 5, 2015, Disney is …

Walt Disney Company

Eagles of Death Metal recount horror of Paris attacks for the first time

California band says it wants to be the first act to play at the Bataclan when it reopens<p>Eagles of Death Metal, the band that was playing at Paris' Bataclan concert venue during this month's terrorist attacks, say they want to be the first act to perform at the club when it reopens. In an emotional …

First picture of young Charles Darwin on HMS Beagle reveals shipmate squabbles

The first and only painting of Charles Darwin on the deck of the Beagle has been identified, experts claim<p>It was arguably the most important voyage in scientific history, in which Charles Darwin collected the specimens that would inspire his theory of evolution and thus change the world.<p>But the <b>HMS</b> …

Evolution

This Photographer Changes The Way You’ll See The World’s Most Iconic Landmarks

See how Instagram user paperboyo – aka Rich McCor – breathes new life into some of the planet’s most iconic landmarks with little more than paper …

Do not try at home! Crazy pictures by 'urban explorers'

It's an unusual hobby known as urban exploration where photographers venture into abandoned or unused buildings and places to see what they can capture on camera. Have a look!

Photography

Great Scott! How the World Celebrated Back to the Future Day in Memes

Great Scott! The celebration of <i>Back to the Future</i> Day extended far and wide on Wednesday October 21 – the day that Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) and …

Robots

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Smithsonian

Westminster Abbey lavatory block gives way to medieval burial find

Remains of at least 50 people, all believed to date from 11th and early 12th century, discovered during demolition work to make space for new tower<p>The bones of men who may have witnessed the tumultuous events of 1066 in Westminster Abbey, when one king was buried and two were crowned in a year, …

Archaeology

Chris Pratt Has Been Photographing His Chris Pratt Lego Man in Exotic Locales

Like the Travelocity gnome, but hot.<p>Breaking! Your adorable boyfriend Chris Pratt is being adorable again. While traveling the world for his various <i>Jurassic World</i> press commitments, the man formerly known as Andy Dwire has been bringing a Lego minifigure of his <i>Jurassic World</i> character along with …

Vintage Menus Show What It's Like 'To Live and Dine in L.A.'

A new anthology proves L.A.’s historic menus are also delicious cultural artifacts.<p>L.A.’s food scene today is hailed for an unmatched blending of international eats: Seekers of Korean beef tacos and horchata lattes need look no further.<p>But it wasn’t always that way. Since its big-city beginnings in …

Are We All Mistuning Our Instruments, and Can We Blame the Nazis?

A small cadre of fanatics insists music would sound better if instruments were tuned differently. Ted Gioia spent a week putting put their theories …

The Hats of the Kentucky Derby: In Pictures

Horse Racing (U.S.)

After 20 Years On The Job, NYC Police Officer Tells His Intense Stories

In his 20 years as a New York City police officer, Steve Osborne made thousands of arrests. He says that when he was in uniform, it wasn't unusual to handle 20 jobs a night. And in plainclothes, in the anti-crime unit, his teams would make several felony collars a week, mostly robberies, assaults …

Law Enforcement

Claude Cahun, the Lesbian Surrealist Who Defied the Nazis

In Jersey in World War II, a lesbian couple, who were also stepsisters, intrigued locals and sought to undermine the Nazi occupation.<p>Picture this. …

Art

Security guard is secretly filmed playing the piano beautifully

<b>A security guard is on his way to becoming a viral star after he was secretly filmed displaying his virtuoso piano skills.</b><p>While wondering around the …

Ask.com can hijack your computer using Java updates

We learned this week that more than 317 million computer viruses or other malicious programs were unleashed by hackers last year, according to the Internet security firm Symantec. That's nearly a million new cyberthreats daily.<p>But not all attempts at messing with your computer are from sneaky, …

Malware

Hiddleston never expected to get famous

Actor Tom Hiddleston has said that he never expected the fame he received for his role as Loki in films "<i>Thor</i>" and "<i>The Avengers</i>".<p>The 33-year-old …

Construction

Dolly Parton Talks About Her Childhood and Getting Peed On In This Delightful '70s-Era Interview - PAPER

PBS Digital Studios has a series called "Blank on Blank," which features "famous names" giving "lost interviews" -- before all of the <i>Montage of Heck</i> hype, they featured a rare interview Kurt Cobain gave in which he discussed feminism, thinking he might be gay as a teen and his burdensome stomach …

Kurt Cobain

A Family in Peril: Lou Reed’s Sister Sets the Record Straight About His Childhood

<b>By Merrill Reed Weiner</b><p><b>In the coming weeks</b>, my brother, Lou Reed, will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo performer, an honor …

The Atomic Energy Commission Once Put A "Nuclear Heart" In A Cow

We've seen the many ways that the Atomic Energy Commission tried to find peaceful uses for nuclear weapons . Here's a new crazy twist. They hired a …

Nuclear Energy

Sony Gave An Octopus At A New Zealand Aquarium A Camera; Trains It To Photograph Tourists

Rambo firing the red shutter release with a tentacle.<p>Octopuses are pretty wondrous animals with all those legs and insanely astute critical thinking …

12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder

This medicine cabinet staple is handier than you think. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>If you believe baby powder is only for keeping skin smooth and fresh, you're really underestimating its power. Try sprinkling it some on these household woes to unleash its full …

7 Home Hacks That Make Maintenance Easier

Here are seven home hacks to take a bit of the drudgery out of your honey-do list:<p>#1 Tuck Chalk in Your Toolbox to Stop Rust<p>You can keep the metal …