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"Who ever said that pleasure wasn't functional?" Charles Eames
A subreddit for the 21st century's most popular form of intercourse.
Smoking to kill 200 million in China this century: WHO
An airline tried to get a musician to check her 17th-century violin. A ‘wrestling match’ ensued.
21st Century Fox Confirms Bill O’Reilly Investigation
Self-driving cars could reduce accidents by 90 percent, become greatest health achievement of the century
TIL that Mansa Musa, ruler of the Mali Empire in the 14th century, is the richest person who ever lived(inflation adjusted)
TIL The band Fall Out Boy apologized to college football fans after ESPN played their song "Centuries" 45 times during all three games of the 2014 College Football Playoffs.
Humans killed at least 2.8 million whales in the 20th century.
Here's a collection of over 360 historical city maps and illustrations that I've gathered from papertowns, portraying many of the world's cities from the times of antiquity to the 21st century
Ancient Greek palace unearthed near Sparta dates back to 17th century BC.
CIA has interfered with over 81 foreign elections in the past century
G7 leaders agree to phase out fossil fuel use by end of century
Imgur is upgrading the GIF for the 21st century
Scientists reconstruct the face of a man who died in Cambridgeshire 700 years ago, revealing what an ordinary 13th century man looked like
Big Bank 'Crime of the Century' Results in Guess What? No Jail Time for Anyone: Despite severity of offenses, 'the government concluded that these crimes should be punished only through a financial penalty,' says Public Citizen
Notebook written by unknown 17th-century William Shakespeare scholar comes to light leaving Antiques Roadshow expert 'trembling'
Mongolian shipwreck from Kublai Khan's 13th century invasion of Japan discovered by archaeologists
The Century of The Self (2002) - How the use of psychoanalysis by big businesses and government has come to manipulate and control the masses. [4 parts ~ 1 hr each]
The biggest earthquake to hit Mexico in over a century moved the fault up by 32 feet
‘Keep your barbaric ways … in your 7th century homeland’: Anti-Muslim posters target University of Calgary
A gene mutation associated with colon cancer has been discovered in an 18th century Hungarian mummy. The finding suggests colon cancer's genetic roots predate modern risk factors.
Trump Is A 19th-Century President Facing 21st-Century Problems
Toni Kroos' Agent: "Looking at the transfer fees these days & then remembering that Toni was transferred for €25M, you could argue that Kroos is the steal of the century for Real Madrid"