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Black Sunday: The Storm That Gave Us the Dust Bowl

Erin Blakemore

How Drones Help Farmers

Chris Higgins

Drones give farmers a bird's-eye-view of their crops, so they actually know where pests and infertile areas are.

Pick the Numbers That Add up to 11

Journalist Jennie June Was "Having It All" in the 19th Century

Kristy Puchko

Appropriate Jobs for Women in 1920

Sonia Weiser

You can be an opera singer, or a woman dentist.

The People Behind 5 Iconic Shoe Brands

the mag

You love the snappy footwear. Get ready to meet their makers.

Why Are Baseball Games Nine Innings Long?

Hannah Keyser

A brief history of how we arrived at that number, and who should get credit for it.

18 Literary Maps of the United States

Caitlin Schneider

A Taylor Swift Acapella Parody About Science

Alvin Ward

Watch TV With Homer Simpson in Virtual Reality

Rebecca OConnell

Enjoy a can of Duff beer alongside Homer on the couch

This Octopus Was Trained to Take Your Photo

Hannah Keyser

John Wilkes Booth's Three Plots Against Lincoln

Stacy Conradt

One hundred and fifty years ago today, John Wilkes Booth shot the president in the back of the head. It was actually Booth’s third plot against Lincoln.

5 Questions: Karl Vincent

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11 Foods We Couldn't Have Without Preservatives

48 Things You Didn't Know Had Names

Jason English Adrienne Crezo

So that's what you call it!