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Bats Listen for the Sounds of Fly Sex

Matt Soniak

The Sign Language Interpreter for De Blasio’s Press Conference Was Deaf. How Does That Work?

Arika Okrent

Cookie Monster Makes a Pretty Convincing Harry Potter

Abbey Stone

It's Furry Potter and the Goblet of Cookies!

The Dishes 16 Writers Would Bring to a Literary Potluck

Erin McCarthy the mag

With recipes!

Why Were Chopsticks Invented?

Kara Kovalchik

Behave Yourself! 10 Words for Good, Bad, and Indifferent Conduct

From our friends at Vocabulary.com, here are words describing people's behavior that are easy to confuse with other words, or easy to be confused about, period.

5 Questions: Cut the "Cord"

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The Secret Lives of Kitchen Spices

Judy Dutton

There’s a warmonger, a cure-all, and a former currency in your cabinet. Do you know which is which?

Weekend Links: The Original Alice in Wonderland

Roma Panganiban

Name the Pokémon Types

12 Weird Vintage Pictures From Séances

Erin McCarthy

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, spiritualism—a belief that the spirits of the dead can communicate with the living—was all the rage.

This is Not a Conspiracy Theory

Chris Higgins

LeVar Burton Reads 'Go the F**k to Sleep' for Charity

Alvin Ward

The Reading Rainbow legend read Adam Mansbach's 2011 bedtime story to a group of mesmerized adults.

Weekend Links: Bookish Jack-O-Lanterns

Roma Panganiban

Photographing the Grand Canyon from Space

Chris Higgins