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Discovered Any Antiques by Surprise?
When a new 90% silver dime was introduced in 1916, the public mistook the obverse design for a representation of the male god Mercury, messenger to the Roman gods. The name "Mercury Dime" took, although the coin actually depicts Liberty wearing a winged cap to signify freedom of th…
Retro Cool
When I was a kid, I always enjoyed playing in my parents' bedroom.  I remember opening and closing the dresser drawers and cabinet doors again and again.  I'm not sure why I was so drawn to their furniture.  I just loved the way it looked...
Tell Us the Worst Recipes You've Ever Seen
Times change, and so do tastes. Sometimes we look back at what passed as appealing cuisine in the past and wonder what the heck we were thinking. What are some of the least appealing recipes and foods that you remember?