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30 Facts About The Karate Kid

Tim Lybarger

It's been 30 years since Daniel LaRusso and his mother packed up and moved from New Jersey to sunny California.

Weekend Links: All the Money in the World

Roma Panganiban

How Microwave Ovens Work

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: Pigeon Mail

Roma Panganiban

How the Picturephone Failed

Chris Higgins

9 Times Companies Used Puppets to Sell Stuff

Roger Cormier

There has been a lot of backlash with puppets in commercials lately. That wasn't always the case.

What Makes American Whiskey Unique?

Clair McLafferty

The Summer Homes of 5 Legendary Authors

the mag Lucas Reilly

What do great authors do at their summer homes? Compose our favorite beach reads.

The Missing Links: Amazing Before and After Visual Effect Shots

Colin Patrick

What's the Oldest Thing You Own?

Jason English

On Fridays, we ask a series 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...

10 Fleet-Footed Facts About Coelophysis

Mark Mancini

Coelophysis was but a humble player in an ecosystem teeming with strange and wonderful creatures.

Danger Lab: Scaling Glaciers to Study Minuscule Worms

the mag

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

12 Tattoos Inspired by Famous Books

Jill Harness

We’ve seen librarian tattoos, geeky tattoos, sci-fi and video game tattoos, but now it’s a chance for the more educated tattooees to show off their ink with these fantastic literary tattoos.

6 Beach Reads From 100 Years Ago

Therese Oneill

We present some forgotten, fun reads of the past that you can read on Google Books