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11 Innovative Ways to Stick to Your New Year's Resolutions

How Do Nail Polishes Get Their Crazy Names?

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5 Meals That Changed History

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The WWI Christmas Truce of 1914

Erik Sass

On this date in 1914, exhausted World War I foes put down their guns to enjoy a brief period of peace, music, and camaraderie.

9 Festive Ways Depth Cameras Will Make Future Holidays More Fun

The Jim Henson Company and the 'Into the Woods' Movie that Could've Been

Erin McCarthy

14 Magnificent Map Tattoos

Jill Harness

These days, most people rely on GPS to get them from point A to point B, but there are those who still have a soft spot for good old fashioned maps.

11 Brilliant New Ways to Make Your Caroling Sound Better

With a whole host of modern innovations set to bring this sweet tradition into the 21st century, we’re confident you’ll want to set aside an evening to serenade your neighbors.

The Short Life—and Awesome Resurgence—of the Aluminum Christmas Tree

Tate Williams

32 Facts About 'The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou'

Sean Hutchinson

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou premiered ten years ago this Christmas, so let's take another trip on the Belafonte.

Hilarious Questions Posed to the NYPL Pre-Internet

Hannah Keyser

Our curiosity as humans didn't start with the invention of the search engine.

Morning Cup of Links: The Adventures of Santa Claus

Miss Cellania

Watch This 3D-Printed Gun Fold and Shoot Paper Airplanes

Rebecca OConnell

What Kevin McCallister's Awful Family Is Doing Now

Stacy Conradt

Here’s how they've been keeping themselves busy since they were last seen harassing poor Kev.

Parts of China's Yellow River Waterfall Have Frozen Over

Hannah Keyser

A natural masterpiece of icicles.

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