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The Late Movies: Japanese Snow Monkeys Taking Hot Baths

Chris Higgins

5 Really Ambitious Science Fair Projects

Erik van Rheenen

For every high-schooler scrambling to put together a hasty paper mache volcano, there’s a Conrad Farnsworth, a Wyoming high school senior who once built a working nuclear reactor in his dad’s garage.

Wednesday is New Comics Day

Rich Barrett

11 Fun Facts about Airstream Trailers

Tara Cox

In the late 1920s, Airstream’s founder Wallace (Wally) Merle Byam created a travel trailer in his backyard to satisfy his wife’s refusal to camp without her kitchen and her dislike of sleeping on the

The Missing Links: Life-Sized Life

Colin Patrick

Mouthing Off: The Art of Prairie Home Companion's Fred Newman

Meg Boeni

Fred Newman, who creates sound effects for the radio show A Prairie Home Companion, has been called a mimic, an actor, and a saboteur of modern communication.

David Letterman Digs Drums

Chris Higgins

Why Is It So Easy to Slip Someone Antifreeze?

Matt Soniak

The most recent Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers counted 6241 unintentional ethylene glycol poisonings in 2011.

Morning Cup of Links: Washing Your Hands in the Bathroom

Brian Abrams

The Late Movies: Andrea Zuckerman's Finest Moments

Erica Palan

11 Dating Tips from Ovid’s Ars Amatoria

Meg Boeni

Long before the days of Match.com and Facebook stalking, the ancient Romans had their own guide to dating.

5 Amazing Projects That Were Never Built

Chris Stokel-Walker

Here are five examples of what could have been, rather than what was.

11 Inventive Flasks For Drinking On The Sly

Amanda Green

Concerts, picnics, spending less at overpriced bars... We'll drink to that! These 11 flasks are byo-brilliant.

11 Awesome Candies That You’ll Probably Never Eat Again

Jennifer M Wood

Sugar nor spice could keep these long-lost candies on shelves forever.

The Missing Links: NSA Storybooks

Colin Patrick

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