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The Russian Navy visits the United States (1863).

During the Civil War, Russia was the only European power that preferred the North. Largely for Russia’s benefit, they sailed ships to both San Francisco and New York. It was a show of support that helped the Union’s morale at […]

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Gen Z and millennials are reviving an ‘old money’ aesthetic.

“Prep is back, and it’s bigger than ever. Think WASPy dinner parties, country clubs, and summer sailboat vibes. Over the last year, Gen Z and millennials have cultivated an “old money” aesthetic that romanticizes the aristocratic upper-crust lifestyle, and a certain […]

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Six degrees of Wikipedia.

Enter any two topics from Wikipedia and this page calculates the shortest path between them. I tried Austin Powers and Albuquerque, New Mexico and learned that the movie’s director was born there! | learn more

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Ambient chaos.

The website to visit if you’re looking for a cacophony of ambient noise. | learn more

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Lobsters have been hiding their ages from us.

I used to think lobsters were among the biologically immortal species. Though that’s not entirely accurate, they do have some unique qualities as they age. “Now, a team of researchers from the University of East Anglia have figured out that slight […]