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Before it made its way to the moon (and your cool friends’ wedding invitations), the font of our times was almost wiped out by the Nazis.

Chances are you’ve seen one of Peter Drew’s arresting street posters. Here’s the story behind them. 

The Faroe Islands may be many (there are 18 in total), but their populations are dwindling. Photographer Kevin Faingnaert captures their fading communities in these beautiful shots. 

The Most Boring Day in History

Thursday June 21, 2018

According to this computer, the most boring day in history was April 11, 1954. Turns out, it was actually kinda interesting, in its own tedious way. 

The great academic Jeremy Bentham really got ahead in life. But in death, not so much. 

They may look like sci-fi monsters in a state of suspended animation, but these sperm whales are simply demonstrating the art of the underwater power nap. 

They sure don’t make gyms like they used to. 

A British company has come up with a novel way to remember someone after they've gone: by pressing their cremated ashes pressed into a playable vinyl record.

Yep, it's a big call. But here goes...

Forty years ago, a paramedic named Chris Porsz photographed the people who lived in his hometown. Now he’s gone back and recreated each image. 

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