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What Does 'Ms.' Stand For?

Arika Okrent

The title was made up as a way to avoid commenting on the marital status of a woman.

Channel Your Inner Jedi With These 'Star Wars' Battle Quads

Michele Debczak

No knowledge of the Force required.

10 Must-Listen True Crime Podcasts

Courtney Iseman

They're all addicting.

Zelda's 'Ocarina of Time' Is Coming to Vinyl

Rebecca OConnell

"Lost Woods" never sounded so elegant.

11 Brilliant Gifts for Your Office Swap

Michele Debczak

Any item on this list is sure to be a winner at your holiday party.

Morning Cup of Links: Godspeed, John Glenn

Miss Cellania

We've got links to last you all weekend!

Why Deer Grow a New Set of Antlers Each Year

Kirstin Fawcett

Deer use the bony appendages to scare off romantic rivals, but once mating season ends, they don't need them anymore.

Scientists Find Feathered Dinosaur Tail Preserved in Amber

Kate Horowitz

Paleontologists found part of a young dinosaur's fluffy tail beautifully preserved in a drop of amber.

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Missing Poodle Found Safe After 9 Years

Shaunacy Ferro

The 13-year-old dog Gigi is a little stiffer than when she went missing in 2007, but was returned in relatively good health.

This Honda-Designed Electric Car Has Its Own 'Emotions'

Rudie Obias

The Japanese automaker wants cars and drivers to be able to share experiences together.

9 Moving Quotes from Pioneering Astronaut John Glenn

Shaunacy Ferro

The first American to orbit the Earth died today at the age of 95.

The Mystery Behind the World's Most Famous Christmas Poem

Stacy Conradt

It's a literary mystery: Nearly 200 years after it was published, we still don't know who really wrote "A Visit from St. Nicholas."

Why It's More Difficult to Focus in Your Noisy Office Than a Chaotic Public Space

Kirstin Fawcett

Researchers find that overhearing work-related conversations is more distracting than listening to random noise.

This Is Your Brain on Puns

Kate Horowitz

Full pun-derstanding relies on both sides of the brain.