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The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Neat articles on the plastic pink flamingo, true crime, Nudge politics and more.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Every week Josh and Chuck read tons of articles and many of them are pretty good. Here are the best of the bunch.

8 Neat Obscure Museums

You may not have ever heard of any of these, but you should be sure to visit them all someday, okay?

What are crystal skulls?

Back in the early 20th-century mysterious skulls made from polished crystals began to enter the collections of private enthusiasts of the occult. Discovered by adventurers raiding sacred areas of the ancient world, these skulls were said to possess unusual supernatural powers and their owners, who could use them to "will death" to others. Learn about the strange history of these curious and suspect archaeological finds in this lost episode of Stuff You Should Know.

How the Rosetta Stone Works

Sometimes providence smiles on historians. Thus is the case with the Rosetta stone, an ancient Egyptian tablet that served as the key for unlocking hieroglyphics, lost to time for a millennia. Learn about the international intrigue, rivalry to translate it and the luck that led to the founding of Egyptology.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

On any given week, Josh and Chuck read a lot of interesting articles. Read this post with links to the best articles they've read this week.