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Everyday Objects Dancing on Speakers

Alvin Ward

Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year is 'Culture'

Arika Okrent

There were a number of attention-getting words this year, from bae, to normcore, to vape. But a word need not be shiny and new to get special attention.

15 Crazy World Records Set In 2014

Nick Greene

15 Harsh Things Critics Said About 'The Nutcracker' After Its 1892 Premiere

Arika Okrent

The road from its Saint Petersburg premiere in 1892 to annual must-see was neither direct nor easy.

15 Animals With Misleading Names

Michael Arbeiter

20 Fun Facts About 'Mean Girls'

Erika Wolf

Netflix just announced that Mean Girls will be available for streaming on January 1, 2015.

15 Quirky Winter Sports to Try This Season

The Amazing Origins of 15 Etiquette Rules

Nowadays, they’re just considered good manners, but some of our most familiar etiquette rules have long and surprising histories.

15 Ongoing Space Missions You Should Know About

David W Brown

What else is going on up there?

Morning Cup of Links: 2014 Celebrity Cats and Dogs

Miss Cellania

15 Podcasts for Extremely Specific Kinds of Nerds

Chris Higgins

The specificity of the nerdiness in some of these programs is incredible.

15 of History’s Most Amazing Gifts

15 Perfect Gift Ideas for 'West Wing' Superfans

Jennifer M Wood

Bartlet for America. And for the holidays.

LEGO Daft Punk Minifigures Might Become a Reality

Rebecca OConnell

New York's First Cat Cafe Opens Today

Hannah Keyser