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10 Incredible Facts About the Placenta

Lorraine Boissoneault

Everything you wanted to know about this mysterious but mighty transient organ.

5 Questions: Carny Lingo

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10 Free Comics To Get On Free Comic Book Day

Rich Barrett

The 50 different titles that will be available span the industry’s vast array of genres and target audiences.

Mama Duck Returns to Same Elementary School Every Spring to Lay Eggs

Kirstin Fawcett

She's truly a creature of habit.

15 Tips From Walt Whitman for Living a Healthy Life

Shaunacy Ferro

In 1858, the poet published a 13-column guide to manly health under a pseudonym.

A Waterbed That’s Designed for Meditation, Not Flailing Around

Shaunacy Ferro

It's a less intense version of the sensory deprivation chamber.

Master a Pull-Up in 3 Easy Steps

Laurel Leicht

Refuse to accept defeat!

42 of the Best Least Popular Baby Names From 100 Years Ago

Arika Okrent

Some pretty fabulous names lurk near the bottom of the SSA's baby name lists.

Matchsticks Once Sickened and Deformed Women and Children

Kristina Killgrove

The ravages of "phossy jaw"—necrosis of the jaw bone caused by phosphorus poisoning—may have been discovered in a young teenager's remains.

This Architecture Firm Specializes in Inflatable Structures

Michele Debczak

Plastique Fantastique's architecture is cheap, temporary, and easy to install.

The FDA Wants Your Help Defining The Word "Natural"

Anna Green

Nobody has any idea what it means.

Medical Error May Be America’s Third Leading Cause of Death

Kate Horowitz

But we don’t know for sure, because we don’t actually keep track.

9 Tips for Landing Your Dream Job

Abbey Stone

Landing your first ever “real job” doesn’t have to be panic-inducing, but it does require you to do your homework.

Now You Can Pay Someone to Yell at Customer Service for You

Anna Green

Never wait on hold again.

Clip Art Returns to Microsoft Office

Michele Debczak

The early 2000s relic is making a comeback.