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Listen To The Only Known Recording Of Frida Kahlo’s Voice, Uncovered 60 Years After Her Death

Listen To The Only Known Recording Of Frida Kahlo’s Voice, Uncovered 60 Years After Her Death

The audio recording features Mexican painter Frida Kahlo as she recites an essay she wrote dedicated to her husband and creative partner, muralist Diego Rivera.
Archaeologists Found That People Smoked High-Potency Weed At Funerals 2,500 Years Ago

Archaeologists Found That People Smoked High-Potency Weed At Funerals 2,500 Years Ago

The cannabis traces found had high concentrations of THC.
Chernobyl Sees Spike In Tourism — And Sexy Selfies — On Heels Of HBO Hit Miniseries

Chernobyl Sees Spike In Tourism — And Sexy Selfies — On Heels Of HBO Hit Miniseries

"Most of the people say they decided to book after seeing this show. It's almost as though they watch it and then jump on a plane over."
Juneteenth: The Celebration Of African-American Emancipation From Slavery

Juneteenth: The Celebration Of African-American Emancipation From Slavery

On June 19, 1865, slavery officially ended in Texas. Now, we commemorate every "Juneteenth" with celebrations of freedom.
30 Years, 44 Countries, 75,000 Miles: The Endless Adventures Of 14th-Century Explorer Ibn Battuta

30 Years, 44 Countries, 75,000 Miles: The Endless Adventures Of 14th-Century Explorer Ibn Battuta

Ibn Battuta traveled the territory of what is now 44 countries, married at least seven times, and wrote the most comprehensive account of 14th-century life around the globe to date.
Newgrange: The Massive Irish Tomb That’s Older That The Pyramids

Newgrange: The Massive Irish Tomb That’s Older That The Pyramids

The opening of the ancient tomb of Newgrange in County Meath, Ireland, perfectly aligns with the rising sun every winter solstice.
San Francisco Sound Engineer Accidentally Dosed With LSD While Cleaning 1960s Radio Equipment

San Francisco Sound Engineer Accidentally Dosed With LSD While Cleaning 1960s Radio Equipment

The synthesizer Eliot Curtis was cleaning was quite popular in the 1960s when LSD-friendly musicians were looking for new sounds. Unbeknownst to him, they left a few remnants behind.
Meet William Moulton Marston: The Man Who Invented The Lie Detector And Wonder Woman

Meet William Moulton Marston: The Man Who Invented The Lie Detector And Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman was first printed in December 1941 and was inspired by her creator, Dr. William Moulton Marston's, wife and lover.
137 Giant “Jars Of The Dead” Found In The Remote Forests Of Laos

137 Giant “Jars Of The Dead” Found In The Remote Forests Of Laos

"Why these sites were chosen as the final resting place for the jars is still a mystery."
Inside The Magical Mind Of Charles Perrault, The Father Of Fairytales Like Cinderella

Inside The Magical Mind Of Charles Perrault, The Father Of Fairytales Like Cinderella

The evergreen stories written by Charles Perrault are still told to children today as they're tucked into bed at night.
42 Laughable Beauty Trends You’ll Be Glad Went Out Of Fashion

42 Laughable Beauty Trends You’ll Be Glad Went Out Of Fashion

From mechanical bulls and "portable" saunas to vibrating belts and "slimming" machines, these fads were utterly bizarre.