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18

Aug

Drink up! 200-year-old booze found in shipwreckThe bottle was brewed using spring water from the Taunus Mountains area of Germany.

Drink up! 200-year-old booze found in shipwreck
The bottle was brewed using spring water from the Taunus Mountains area of Germany.

06

Aug

8 real pirate havens worth a visit

03

Aug

02

Aug

Lolcats: Where they came from and why we love themThese funny feline photos have been around longer than you think and there’s a reason you can’t get enough of them.

Lolcats: Where they came from and why we love them
These funny feline photos have been around longer than you think and there’s a reason you can’t get enough of them.

31

Jul

Origins of mysterious World Trade Center ship revealedScientists used tree rings to determine the age and source of the vessel, but they still do not know how it ended up buried in the Lower Manhattan coastline.

Origins of mysterious World Trade Center ship revealed
Scientists used tree rings to determine the age and source of the vessel, but they still do not know how it ended up buried in the Lower Manhattan coastline.

29

Jul

How pizza is consumed around the worldPizza may have its origins in Italy, but over the centuries, the food has adapted and changed to please every possible palate.

How pizza is consumed around the world
Pizza may have its origins in Italy, but over the centuries, the food has adapted and changed to please every possible palate.

25

Jul

What was the purpose of these giant, concrete arrows?
Dotting the American landscape — from San Francisco to New York — are a series of 70-foot concrete arrows.

24

Jul

Abandoned car cemetery spends years rusting in spooky Belgian forest
Despite the resemblance to a grim doomsday traffic jam, these abandoned cars are in reality parked in an old junkyard on the west side of Chatillon, a small village near Ardennes, Belgium. The rusty retro vehicles have been sitting there for 70 years, plenty of time for the surrounding wilderness to almost overtake them.

Where the wild things aren’t: 8 abandoned zoos and animal parksEerie and unsettling perhaps, but deserted zoos also make for some excellent urban exploration.

Where the wild things aren’t: 8 abandoned zoos and animal parks
Eerie and unsettling perhaps, but deserted zoos also make for some excellent urban exploration.

21

Jul

12 U.S. places where your visit could double the population