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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

Brain Game: Not On

Sandy Wood

Do Polka Dots Have Anything to Do With Polka?

Mark Mancini

Man Wearing Mentos Suit Dropped in Tank of Diet Coke

Jason English

And what makes Mentos and Diet Coke react this way?