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Grave Sightings: The Pet Cemetery at the Stanley

Stacy Conradt

After realizing that there are a lot of taphophiles out there, I’m finally putting my archive of interesting tombstones to good use.

Semi-, Hemi-, Demi-: What’s the Difference?

Arika Okrent

English has a number of prefixes that come from the concept of “half.” Why do we have so many? And what’s the difference between them?

11 Results from Studies About Online Dating

Meredith Danko

With more and more people relying on online dating to meet a partner, the act of online dating also gets studied more and more. Here are 11 revelations from recent studies.

Training Mountain Lions to Walk on Treadmills (for Science!)

Erin McCarthy

5 Questions: Lubricants

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30 Unusual Wills

Alvin Ward

"Sometimes people who die are jerks."

WWI Centennial: Prelude to Apocalypse

Erik Sass

We're covering the events of World War I exactly 100 years after they happened.

The Era of the Body Snatchers

Miss Cellania

The Missing Links: Flying the Blah Skies

Colin Patrick

'Rainbow Brite' and 9 Other '80s Cartoon Reboots

Abbey Stone

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

This week's comics include the Uncle Scrooge comic that inspired Raiders of the Lost Ark plus Cory Doctorow's graphic novel about a female gamer

Name the States That Appear on a Monopoly Board

Spock: "Fascinating," "Jim"

Chris Higgins

10 Famous Postal Service Employees

Jill Harness

These famous faces once braved rain, sleet, snow, and disgruntled customers as employees of the United States Postal Service.

Dumbbells, Barbells, Kettlebells—Why Do We Call Weights "Bells"?

Arika Okrent

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