YouTuber Explains The ‘Borderline Insanity’ Of The World’s Weirdest Border – Digg

A bizarre, narrow ribbon of Belgium runs through western Germany.

Source: YouTuber Explains The ‘Borderline Insanity’ Of The World’s Weirdest Border – Digg

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Alexei Leonov, the first man to ever walk in space, has died – CNN

Alexei Leonov, the first person to perform a spacewalk, died this week. He was 85.

Source: Alexei Leonov, the first man to ever walk in space, has died – CNN

Hidden Japanese Settlement Found in Forests of British Columbia | Smart News | Smithsonian

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“In 2004, archaeology professor Robert Muckle was alerted to a site within the forests of British Columbia’s North Shore mountains, where a few old cans and a sawblade had been discovered. He suspected the area was once home to a historic logging camp, but he did not anticipate that he would spend the next 14 years unearthing sign after sign of a forgotten Japanese settlement—one that appears to have been abruptly abandoned.”

Source: Hidden Japanese Settlement Found in Forests of British Columbia | Smart News | Smithsonian

The Unexpected History of the Air Conditioner | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian

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The technology (above: c. 1947 advertisement for Carrier) that was initially envisioned as a tool to enhance industrial productivity is now a near necessity for American homes and transportation. ( Fotosearch / Stringer, Getty Images)

Source: The Unexpected History of the Air Conditioner | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian