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Putin Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin's life habits are a closely guarded Russian state secret. But this Newsweek piece pulls back the curtain a bit to reveal a cold, boring, highly regulated...

Gen Z Greatest Generation

"This generation is seeing with clear eyes that they are living through yet another existential crisis that threatens all life on Earth: a global climate emergency, and one that too...

Urban Bees

Stay with me here: A pair of Italian beehive experts have designed a hive that's suited for urban apiary-enthusiasts with young families and is easy to harvest. Check out their...

Apollo Control Room

NASA recently restored the original control room used for the Gemini, Apollo and Skylab missions. It sat disused for decades, but they restored it so it looks like a bunch...

Electric VW Bus

I'm a big fan of Rich Rebuilds, a YouTube channel originally devoted to rebuilding scrapped Tesla cars and now expanded to showcasing DIY electric vehicles of all sorts. The amazing...

Illinois Railroads

Long before superhighways, this 1928 map shows Illinois covered with rail lines. Now there's much fewer lines. But while intercity rail traffic has declined, commuter rail is alive and well...