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What is the Mandela Effect? The history and science of the mind-bending phenomenon

Most people will have experienced the Mandela Effect at some point, have you?

On Feb 1, 2024 by Colette Fountain

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The L.A. Clippers put Blake Griffin on a T-shirt alongside Ali, Gandhi, MLK, and Obama


On Jul 2, 2017 by Chris Tognotti

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Artist turns world leaders into hipsters

Amit Shimoni may lack originality, but that sure hasn't stopped him.

On Dec 21, 2014 by Miles Klee

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The FBI spied on Nelson Mandela for years

The previously classified papers show that federal agents monitored Mandela well after his release from prison in 1990.

On Jul 11, 2014 by Dell Cameron

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The definitive list of places where you can’t take a selfie

One Alabama sorority has reportedly banned selfies for its members, but they're hardly the first.

On Jan 28, 2014 by Molly McHugh

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2013: The year in Instagram photos

Perhaps the best way to recount the past 365 days is to do so via the thing that we so-loved to use when events actually happened: Instagram.

On Dec 31, 2013 by Molly McHugh

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Watch the Soweto Gospel Choir’s touching flash mob tribute to Mandela

A day at the grocery store turns into a powerful tribute.

On Dec 12, 2013 by Audra Schroeder

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This guy at the Mandela memorial was doing something, but it wasn’t sign language

The Independent has interviewed three sign language experts and the national director of the Deaf Federation of South Africa. 

On Dec 11, 2013 by Fernando Alfonso III

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President Obama takes selfie at Nelson Mandela’s memorial

It remains to be seen if “POTUSface” catches on.

On Dec 10, 2013 by Audra Schroeder

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No, Kanye West did not call himself the ‘next Nelson Mandela’

This fake newspaper did.

On Dec 8, 2013 by Aja Romano

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Nelson Mandela’s digital legacy

Eight digital archives ensure the civil rights leader is never reduced to two dimensions.

On Dec 5, 2013 by [email protected]