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10 Products for a Smarter Summer

Erin McCarthy

Going somewhere this summer? Put some historical beach reads on your e-reader, stock up on the products below, and hit the road knowing you’re doing this vacation thing right.

9 Facts About The Mata Mata, The Weirdest Turtle Ever

Amanda Green

What's the matter with that turtle? Nothing — it's a mata mata.

We're Looking for a Science-Teacher-in-Residence

Jason English

Are you a science teacher? Are you looking for something to do on the side this summer? We should talk!

The Missing Links: The Best Nintendo Games Ever

Colin Patrick

Strange States: Minnesota's Mysterious Viking Runestone

Rob Lammle

The Iron Harvest of WWI

Chris Higgins

Brain Game: Math Square #222

Sandy Wood

10 of Ben Franklin’s Lesser-Known Feats of Awesomeness

Jamie Spatola

We all know about Benjamin Franklin’s kite-flyin’, library-establishin’, Declaration-signin’, newspaper-printin’, lady-killin’ ways.

Why Do Seagulls Hang Out in Parking Lots?

Matt Soniak

I live in Philadelphia, which is a quick enough drive to the Jersey Shore when traffic is good, but still pretty far from the ocean.

Morning Cup of Links: Women of World War I

Miss Cellania

Didja "Ever -" ?

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How a Motley Crew of Counterfeiters Saved George Washington, the Continental Army, and the USA

Lucas Reilly

Henry Dawkins was always a bit of a scoundrel. His knack for law breaking, however, inadvertently saved the USA.

What Happens When You Crack an Egg Underwater?

Alvin Ward

The fish love it.

Weekend Links: Superhero Hometowns

Roma Panganiban

How Steinway (Still) Makes Pianos

Chris Higgins