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Average Internet Speed by State

Alvin Ward

Where does your state rank?

A Brief History of the Road

the mag

From ancient mud bricks to salty beet juice, roads have a long, winding history—and a glowing future.

11 Electronic Musicians Who Are Collaborating With Their Fans in Unique Ways

Rebecca OConnell

Animal Kingdom Kleptos: 7 Species That Steal

Jeremy Gordon

Humanity, you’re not alone in harboring a criminal element.

9 Poems Penned by Presidents

Erin McCarthy

These presidents were more than just politicians—they also tried their hands at poetry.

Morning Cup of Links: Internet Activism Goes to Washington

Miss Cellania

Where Did The Ampersand Symbol Come From?

Hannah Keyser

Creating Voices for Chewbacca and R2-D2

Chris Higgins

Quiz: Hunger Games Character or Poisonous Plant?

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It’s no secret that author Suzanne Collins drew some inspiration for character names from the greenhouse. Katniss, Primrose, and Hawthorne are all things you might find growing outside - though maybe not in District 12. Are you enough of a Hunger Games fan to separate fact from fiction? May the odds be ever in your favor.

Morning Cup of Links: New York in Slow Motion

Hannah Keyser

5 Questions: Suck It Up!

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WWI Centennial: Britain Declares War on Germany

Erik Sass

The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that shaped our modern world. Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened.

Watch Excavators Play Giant Jenga

Erin McCarthy

11 Ways Kids Used to Soup-Up Their Bikes

Kara Kovalchik

Do you remember personalizing your ride with accessories like these?

The Missing Links: The Story of Times Square Costumed Characters

Colin Patrick