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11 Wacky "Laws" Named for People

Chris Higgins

We celebrate the 11th day of every month by publishing a bunch of '11 lists.' Chris Higgins rounded up 11 big ideas and the people they're named for.

A Poetry Contest for Our Owner's Poetry Tour

11 Reasons Florida Is Stranger Than You Ever Knew

Laura Steadham Smith

Florida is often the subject of strange and surprising news headlines, and for good reason.

11 Weird Books That Really Exist

Roma Panganiban

AbeBooks collects the best and strangest titles in its Weird Book Room. Here are some of our favorites.

John Oliver's First Night Hosting The Daily Show

The Week

11 Awesome NERF Facts—Plus, a Contest!

Erin McCarthy

Whether you were playing with your friends or gleefully terrorizing your siblings, few things brought as much joy growing up as NERF’s wide array of toys.

Morning Cup of Links: Louis C.K.'s Toilet Art

Brian Abrams

11 Products You Might Not Realize Were Made by Prisoners

Lucas Reilly

Prisoners make millions of license plates each year. But what else do they make for us?

11 Geeky Bras

Jill Harness

The Late Movies: Saw Song

Erin McCarthy

The Unexpected Final Film Roles of 10 Well-Known Actors

Jens T Carstensen

Being a legend doesn’t necessarily mean you get to go out like one.

Billy Possum: President Taft's Answer to the Teddy Bear

Lucas Reilly

Teddy bears are beloved everywhere. They make up roughly 70 percent of the billion dollar plush toy industry. But it wasn’t supposed to be that way. The supporters of President William H.

5 Maurice Sendak Stories You Should Read

Erin McCarthy

While Where the Wild Things Are is Maurice Sendak’s best known book, it’s not his only notable one. Here are five other masterpieces from the author and illustrator you should read.

The Missing Links: Scientifically Inaccurate Songs

Colin Patrick

20 Awesomely Titled Trade Magazines

Arika Okrent

Every industry has a trade magazine, so the members of its world can follow the latest developments.

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