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Franz Reichelt: The Man Who Died Jumping Off The Eiffel Tower [VIDEO]

Franz Reichelt: The Man Who Died Jumping Off The Eiffel Tower [VIDEO]

"You are going to see how my seventy-two kilos and my parachute will give your arguments the most decisive of denials."
Amateur Sleuths Claim To Have Found Gold-Packed Nazi Amber Room

Amateur Sleuths Claim To Have Found Gold-Packed Nazi Amber Room

In 1701, craftsmen from Denmark and Poland were hired by Frederick I of Prussia to create the Amber Room.
This Lightbulb Was Switched On In 1901 — And It’s Still Going

This Lightbulb Was Switched On In 1901 — And It’s Still Going

At more than one million hours of use and counting, this bulb proves that they really don't make things like they used to.
New York Painter Tom Bob Turns Found Objects Into Amazing Street Art

New York Painter Tom Bob Turns Found Objects Into Amazing Street Art

In Tom Bob's unique hands, pipes quickly become sassy snakes, and a manhole cover transforms into an Oreo.
“Typewriter” Bought At Flea Market Actually A Nazi Enigma Machine, Sells For Big Money At Auction

“Typewriter” Bought At Flea Market Actually A Nazi Enigma Machine, Sells For Big Money At Auction

The rare antique was found at a Romanian flea market.
Artist Uses 100,000 Books To Make Full-Scale Parthenon Where Nazis Burned Them

Artist Uses 100,000 Books To Make Full-Scale Parthenon Where Nazis Burned Them

In 1933, Nazis burned 2,000 books they found "subversive." A conceptual artist has just built a Parthenon of banned books where the burning took place.
The Decade That Taste Forgot: Lavish And Luxe Interiors Of The 1970s

The Decade That Taste Forgot: Lavish And Luxe Interiors Of The 1970s

Design's worst decade in all its garish glory.
NASA Develops Plan To Push Killer Asteroids Off Path Toward Earth

NASA Develops Plan To Push Killer Asteroids Off Path Toward Earth

The space agency plans to test its new tech in 2024.
More Than Just the Arch: Eero Saarinen Architecture Through the Years

More Than Just the Arch: Eero Saarinen Architecture Through the Years

These midcentury masterpieces upended everything we thought we knew about architecture.
Solar-Powered Water Wheel Removes Over 1 Million Pounds Of Trash From Baltimore Waterways

Solar-Powered Water Wheel Removes Over 1 Million Pounds Of Trash From Baltimore Waterways

All Mr. Trash Wheel needs to operate is sun and moving water.
This Man Has Decided To Call A Rock His “Sovereign Nation” — And He Might Not Be Totally Crazy

This Man Has Decided To Call A Rock His “Sovereign Nation” — And He Might Not Be Totally Crazy

Where you see a jagged rock, Stuart Hill sees opportunity.