What’s With The New Yawk Accent?

Arika Okrent the mag

The story of how department stores taught us about language and prestige.

15 Wonderful Regional Expressions for Describing Warm Weather

With the summer in full swing, you might be running out of ways to describe the sweltering heat.

The Lighter Side of the Pluto Flyby

Miss Cellania

The Lighter Side of the Pluto Flyby

A Book and Dessert Pairing Guide

Rebecca OConnell

Here's how to make your reading experience even sweeter.

15 Pieces of Old-Fashioned Beach Etiquette We Should Remember This Summer

The season of bonfires, flip-flops, and beach parties is in full swing, but don’t stick your manners under your bed with your winter jackets and boots.

15 Audition Tapes of Famous Actors Before They Hit It Big

Rudie Obias

These early audition tapes show why these unknown actors became household names.

Seahorses' Tails Are Square, Which Makes Them Extra Resilient

Hannah Keyser

The square shape of seahorse tails make them stronger and more flexible.

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15 Campy Facts About 'Wet Hot American Summer'

Beth Anne Macaluso

8. When the cast wasn't shooting, they were drinking. A lot.

15 of the Weirdest Street Names Across the U.S.

Shaunacy Ferro

Would you live on 100 Year Party Court?

15 LEGO-Themed Instagrams

Rebecca OConnell

Build a better feed with these fun LEGO Instagrams.

The Surprising Science Hidden in 'Charlotte's Web'

Caitlin Schneider

E.B. White's famed children's book may contain talking animals, but it also maintains a surprising studiousness when it comes to the true science of arachnids.

15 Things You Should Know About Bosch’s 'The Garden of Earthly Delights'

Kristy Puchko

The works of Dutch painter Hieronymus Bosch are known for fantastic imagery and delicate details.

How Do Pregnancy Tests Work?

Yelena Melnichenko

This entertaining video explains the history of, and the science behind, these all-important plastic indicators.

Man Creates The First Home-Grown Scottish Wine

Yelena Melnichenko