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Watch this Video, Feed Cats in Shelters

Erin McCarthy

For every view of "Cat Summer" through September 1, Friskies will donate one meal of its Grillers dry cat food to shelters across the country.

5 Questions: I Pity the "Fool"

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Recipes from History: Launch Beans

Matt Soniak

17 Horrifying Vintage Pictures of Disneyland Characters

Rebecca OConnell


The Happiness Benchmark for Each State

Hannah Keyser

The annual salary you need to make before more money won't make you any happier.

17 Historical Reactions to Air Conditioning

Erin McCarthy

Here’s what people thought of “colderizing,” "air chilling," “mechanical weather,” and being “cooled by refrigeration” in its early days.

Renovation is Taken to a Whole New Level on HGTV’s 'Flipping the Block'

Four skilled duos move into identical, grungy condos and battle it out room by room to transform their homes into showplaces.

Science Explains Why Some People Are Attracted to Jerks

Erin McCarthy

We all know at least one: That friend who complains incessantly about his fickle girlfriend, and yet keeps going back to her, even though most of the time she doesn’t treat him well.

The Missing Links: The Top Dog of Baseball Uniforms

Colin Patrick

A New Supply of Oddly Specific Niche Blogs

Miss Cellania

The First-Ever Submissions to 6 Social Media Sites

Rebecca OConnell

Looking back at the humble beginnings can be fun; often the first posts are mundane and otherwise insignificant.

Stunning Drawings of the 1901 World's Fair in Buffalo, NY

Hannah Keyser

"Since the world began, this is the first time that human eyes have beheld such floods of artificial light as the untiring cataract of Niagara generates for the Exposition.

Brain Game: About Nothing

Sandy Wood

Sports Illustrated's Predictions for the Future of Sports (in 1991)

Nick Greene

For the fan, the future was good.

15 Twitter Accounts for History Buffs

Erin McCarthy

We’ve covered word nerds; now, follow a few twitter accounts that will satisfy your historical curiosity.