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Beautiful Pieces of the 1893 World's Fair Discovered In Storage In Chicago

The 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition was the prototypical World’s Fair. It brought together wonders of engineering, the latest technologies and consumer products, and music and art from far-off lands. Sadly, almost all of its buildings are no more—but in Chicago, three lovely fragments of one have resurfaced. » 8/27/15 3:06pm Thursday 3:06pm

Donald Trump Won't Be Our Next President Because He Doesn't Have a Beard

Donald Trump will not be our next president. Neither will Bernie Sanders, Jeb Bush, nor Hillary Clinton. How can I say this with such confidence? Because none of these people have beards. And that was supposed to be the style for US presidents by now. At least according to one random magazine from 1966. » 8/12/15 6:25pm 8/12/15 6:25pm

These Space Farmers of 1959 Were Way Ahead of Their Time

Earlier this week astronauts aboard the International Space Station ate fresh food grown in space for the first time. It’s an exciting accomplishment and will be crucial for the survival of the first crewed missions to Mars. But it’s been a long time coming, as we can see from this 1959 comic strip depicting the… » 8/12/15 12:30pm 8/12/15 12:30pm

You'll Fight Over BTTF Monopoly's Tokens Before the Game Even Starts

No board game is more effective, and more efficient, at tearing apart families and friendships than Monopoly. And with USAopoly’s new Back to the Future edition, you’ll be fighting before you even roll the dice as players attempt to lay claim to the DeLorean, hoverboard, or Nike powerlace sneakers tokens. » 8/05/15 7:22pm 8/05/15 7:22pm