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How Does One Become A Knight?

Ethan Trex

Here are the answers to some of the most pressing knighthood-related questions.

10 Things We Learned About Aliens (and Hairspray) from Giorgio Tsoukalos’ AMA

Jennifer M Wood

The ‘Ancient Aliens’ star-turned-Internet meme shares his thoughts on extraterrestrial life and hairstyling.

The 100-Million-Year-Old Spider Attack Captured in Amber

Livius Drusus

7 Tiny Books That Packed a Big Punch

the mag

Why Do Humans Have Chins?

Jessica Hullinger

It’s a diagnostic feature for our species, but its origins have been a mystery.

Pick the Final Word in These Song Titles

The Last Reel: A 35mm Movie Theater Goes Digital

Chris Higgins

How to Prevent Tears While Cutting Onions

Benjamin Smith the mag

Only two things make everyone tear up: the end of Old Yeller and chopping onions. There’s no cure for the dog movie, but we kitchen-tested 4 tricks for beating onions.

10 Facts About Camarasaurus

Mark Mancini

The Greatest Political Button of All Time

Livius Drusus

That Time the Government Burned $200 Million of Hawaii’s Cash

Mangesh Hattikudur

During WWII, the U.S. government was scared that Japan might take all of Hawaii's money. Here's what they did to stop it.

Mongol Miners Were Extreme Polluters

Matt Soniak

Some of China's modern pollution problems started long ago with the invading Mongols.

The Missing Links: Incredibly Ornate Skeletons

Rebecca OConnell

15 Things You May Not Know About ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’

Sean Hutchinson

We are not alone. Here are a few facts about Steven Spielberg’s 1977 UFO classic.

10 Amazing Facts About Komodo Dragons

Mark Mancini

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