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Brain Game: President

Sandy Wood

What's So Continental About a Continental Breakfast?

the mag Matt Soniak

A stale bagel in a Midwest motel is a far cry from a flaky croissant at a Parisian cafe, but the sentiment is the same.

Morning Cup of Links: Book vs. Movie

Hannah Keyser

5 Questions: Wizard of "Oswald"

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From Y'all To Youse, 8 English Ways to Make "You" Plural

Arika Okrent

Lots of languages have distinct plural forms for "you." Wouldn't it be useful if English had one too?

10 Elaborate Floor Plans from Pre-World War I New York City Apartments

Hannah Keyser

16 Out-of-Context IKEA Instructions to Help You Live a Better Life

Nick Greene

Taken out of context, certain pages from IKEA instruction books can be interpreted as guides to living a fuller and more satisfying life.

The Missing Links: Surviving A Shipwreck

Colin Patrick

How Every School in the Preseason Top 25 Got Its Nickname

Scott Allen

The Associated Press's preseason rankings are out, which means college football is right around the corner.

The Robots are Here

Chris Higgins

Strange States: Mississippi’s Phantom Barber of Pascagoula

Rob Lammle

Brain Game: Math Square #229

Sandy Wood

Morning Cup of Links: New Story From 'Harry Potter' World

Hannah Keyser

10 Disney Sidekicks That Got the Axe

Stacy Conradt

There are a number of reasons why a sidekick could end up on the cutting room floor instead of helping to save the day.

What Does Space Smell Like?

Jessica Hullinger the mag

Astronauts describe the smells that cling to their equipment after spacewalks.