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11 Historical Figures Who Were Really Bad At Spelling

Mark Mancini

Would you recoil in terror if spell-check ever stopped working? Fear not: You're in good company.

Modern Problems: Celling Out

AJ Jacobs

DEAR A.J., My cell phone keeps dropping calls in midtown New York. This isn’t Siberia; it’s the heart of a major metropolis. I’ve switched devices and providers with no improvement. What can I do?

7 Other Crafty Zoo Escapes

Ethan Trex

Earlier today the National Zoo asked for help locating Rusty, a red panda who'd gone missing. "If you do see Rusty," the Zoo tweeted, "don’t try to approach him.

The Days of Your Life (in Jelly Beans)

Chris Higgins

Morning Cup of Links: World's Ugliest Dog?

Miss Cellania

Why Would Ecuador Appeal to Edward Snowden?

David W Brown

On Sunday it was reported that Edward Snowden, the whistleblower and former National Security Agency contractor, would seek asylum in Ecuador.

10 Questions Still Baffling Scientists

Matt Soniak

Here’s what we don’t know and how close we are to figuring it out.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

Vegan Black Metal Chef - Vegan Lasagna of Doom

Chris Higgins

The Weekend Links: Color Photography Before Color Film

Roma Panganiban

John Hodgman's RAGNAROK Now on Netflix

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: We the People…Really Love Dogs

Roma Panganiban

The Late Movies: Songs that Scare Us

Erica Palan

11 Landmarks “Built” by Paul Bunyan

Mark Mancini

5 Ordinary Things That Save Your Life Every Day Without You Knowing It

The Week

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