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The Missing Links: These Campaign Websites Are So 90s

Climbing the World Trade Center
Don’t ever say a reporter’s job is easy:

Two years before the official opening of the Twin Towers in 1973, PopSci reporter Robert Gannon visited the 110-story construction site – and nearly chickened out. To reach the top of the world’s tallest building, Gannon had to climb wobbly wooden ladders lashed to metal beams (while the builders teased him for his “hippie mustache.”)


Are All One Year Supplies Created Equally?
You’ve won a contest and a year’s supply of some product is your prize. So, how much are they actually going to give you?


Mad Science: Remote Controlled Cockroaches
Can these nasty little creepy crawlers be utilized in search and rescue missions?


Oh Hogwash, I Play Hot Cross Buns Every Day
Other than that, this list of useless things learned in school is pretty spot on.


The Moment Morita Became Miyagi
Check out awesome casting screen tests for The Karate Kid, E.T., Tootsie, Scream and more.


Books Are Great. Free Books Are Even Better.
Here are hundreds of free eBooks for your digital consumption.


Clinton & Dole Had Some Seriously Amateur Campaign Websites
Sure, it was 1996, but that’s no excuse. All right, it is. But still.

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September 11th, 2012

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