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Ode to the Nightcrawler
Beware of this creepy cryptid, or you might just fall in love with it.
Who Really Killed the Electric Car?
Pop culture tells us that a conspiracy is what killed GM's EV1 in 2002. But is an exotic explanation really needed?
On the Trail of Papillon
How much truth was there to the prison escape story of Henri Charrière?
The Episodes That Changed My Mind, Part 2
Some more of the episodes where I went in with one idea, and came out with another.
The Episodes That Changed My Mind, Part 1
Some of the episodes where I went in expecting one thing, but found something different.
Seeking the Soviet Battle Mole
The story goes that the Soviet Union had nuclear-powered underground vehicles for waging a whole new kind of war.