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How El Niño Happens

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: Great Movie Cars

Roma Panganiban

WWI Centennial: Reims Cathedral Burns

Erik Sass

10 Motherly Facts About Maiasaura

Mark Mancini

Maiasaura ’s name literally means “good mother lizard.” But was it really all that parental? Read on to find out.

4 Things We Learned from The Knick's Creators

Chris Higgins

The Missing Links: Doug the Pug

Rebecca OConnell

Interview: "The Knick" Creators Jack Amiel and Michael Begler

Chris Higgins

Set in 1900, "The Knick" follows life and death in a New York hospital. Oh yeah, and the main character is a surgeon who happens to be addicted to cocaine.

Preserving Lonesome George

Erin McCarthy

After his death, the last Pinta Island Tortoise was preserved by taxidermists and is currently on display at the American Museum of Natural History.

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Jason English

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The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

12 British Legal Terms Explained

Judith B Herman

Although English courtroom dramas keep American fans riveted, some legal terms can be a bit of a muddle, leaving statesiders confused.

What's the Best Interview Question You've Been Asked?

Jason English

On Fridays, we ask a bunch of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

9 Female Pirates You Should Know

Kristy Puchko

Did Pirates Really Make People Walk the Plank?

Mark Mancini

5 Questions: And Still Underage

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