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Maya Angelou Reads "And Still I Rise"

Nick Greene

The author and poet has died at the age of 86.

That Time America Attacked the British Isles

Matt Soniak

We usually think of the American Revolutionary War as being fought strictly in North America, but naval battles were also fought in European waters by both American forces and by their French and Span

5 Questions: "Dum"my Up

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The Stories Behind All 50 State Quarters

Hannah Keyser

Here's how each state decided what to put on its commemorative quarter.

10 Terrible Overreactions to Messed Up Fast Food Orders

Stacy Conradt

It’s happened to all of us. You ordered a Big Mac at the McDonald’s drive-thru, but when you got home and opened the bag, you discovered a Filet-O-’Fish in its place.

13 Graphs for Laughs

Miss Cellania

The Spanish Village “Kill Jews” Has Decided to Change its Name

Arika Okrent

Nestled in the arid plains of northwestern Spain lies a little village that for a few hundred years has gone by the name Castrillo Matajudíos—in English, Castrillo Kill Jews (or Jew-Killer).

The Largest Immigrant Population in Each State

Alvin Ward

1910 vs. 2010

The First Female Motorcyclist in D.C.

Hannah Keyser

On September 11, 1937, the Washington Post reported that "D.C.'s Lone Girl Motorcyclist Stormed Loudly To Get Permit." The girl was Sally Robinson (married name: Halterman, as she is id

The Missing Links: The Beginning of Suspended Human Animation

Colin Patrick

10 Facts About Leaellynasaura

Mark Mancini

Leaellynasaura may seem like an unassuming little creature, but it tells a remarkable story—one that involves drifting continents, a snowy wonderland, and the world’s luckiest little girl.

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Silence of the Newts

Matt Soniak the mag

Three dead men. No clues. Just a newt. And he wasn’t spilling the beans.

Aug(De)Mented Reality

Chris Higgins

Adding cartoons to real life.

Why Do Students Get Summers Off?

Lucas Reilly

It's not the reason you've probably heard.