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How the Civil War Broke Up the Camel Corps

College Weekend

In 1855, Jefferson Davis successfully convinced Congress to fund the very first Camel Corps.

Why Do We Only See One Side of the Moon?

Chris Higgins

It wasn't always this way...but it has been for a super-long time.

Weekend Links: Snacks of the World

Roma Panganiban

What Is the Origin of the Word "Meme"?

College Weekend

Welcome to College Weekend!

Jason English

Every now and again we hand over the keys to eager college students and take the weekend off.

How Musicians Put Hidden Images in Their Songs

College Weekend

WWI Centennial: Italy Moves Towards War

Erik Sass

9 Awesome Items from the AMNH-Etsy Collaboration

Erin McCarthy

10 Fearsome Facts About Utahraptor

Mark Mancini

15 Very Specific Mario Facts From a 1993 Nintendo Internal Guide

Nick Greene

If you've been waiting 22 years to find out where Toad's family lives or what Yoshi's full name is, today is your lucky day.

Q&A: Terri Tatchell, Co-Writer of 'Chappie'

Erin McCarthy

The Missing Links: Dumbing Down the Theory of Relativity

Colin Patrick

What Was Your Best/Worst Science Fair Project?

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...

Four Common Household Mysteries Explained

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14 Incredible Images from Smithsonian.com's Photo Contest

Rebecca OConnell

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