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10 Facts About Sylvia Plath’s 'The Bell Jar'

Joy Lanzendorfer

Is Global Warming Causing Polar Bears to Eat Dolphins?

Alvin Ward

Dolphins that venture too far north are suddenly on the menu.

'Sesame Street' Parodies 'Jurassic Park'

Jake Rossen

He dreamed too large.

Why Fungus Is a Violinist's Best Friend

the mag

Violins are like fine wines: They can get better with age.

Why Are Yawns Contagious?

D.J. MacLennan

20 Words That Don’t Mean What They Used To

Paul Anthony Jones

It’s to be expected that the words we use will change and develop over time.

Blood Donors in Sweden Are Notified Every Time Their Blood is Used

Rebecca OConnell

Blood donation just got a lot more interactive.

Study Indicates Ants May Feel Self-Doubt

Hannah Keyser

5 Questions: "Knock" It Off

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George Washington’s Incredible Hair Routine

Caitlin Schneider

America's Founding Fathers had some truly defining locks, but we tend to think of those well-coiffed white curls—with their black ribbon hair ties and perfectly-managed frizz—as being wigs.

15 Things You Should Know About 'The Last Supper'

Kristy Puchko

Little-known details about one of the most admired, and most reproduced, paintings in the world.

Single Border Countries

Can you name the countries that are only bordered by one other country?

European Supermarket's Perfume Makes You Smell Like a Barbecue

Shaunacy Ferro

Lidl's Eau de Grill is designed to evoke memories of Finnish cookouts.

5 Facts About Pitcairn Island

Sonia Weiser

The Origin Story of the Ballpoint Pen

Hannah Keyser

Hungarian brothers László and György Bíró are credited with inventing the pen we still use today.