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5 Non-Lincoln Facts About 'Our American Cousin'

Mark Mancini

This once-beloved comedy was suddenly transformed into the most notorious play ever written on April 14, 1865—the night John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln.

16 Google Easter Eggs You Might Have Missed

Rudie Obias

There are various hidden Easter Eggs, jokes, and little timewasters in almost every Google web service, product, or new device.

Strange States: The Phantom of the Maine State Library

Rob Lammle

If you want to learn about someplace, you can always pick up a textbook. But if you want to get to know a place, you're going to have to dig a little deeper.

Brain Game: Math Square #210

Sandy Wood

Morning Cup of Links: Mini-Masters

Miss Cellania

What’s Going on With the Philadelphia Accent?

Arika Okrent

I have been living in Philadelphia for 9 years now, and while I can tell a Philly accent when I hear one, I cannot figure out how to do it myself.

There Once Was a Game Show Called Think Like a Cat

Erin McCarthy

Cats are cute and sometimes cuddly, but no one would ever accuse them of being cooperative—which probably makes them less than ideal game show contestants.

5 Questions: Old School Telephony

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11 Things You Might Not Know About Weddings

Jen Doll

A look at what today’s traditions owe to evil spirits, dental hygiene, and Queen Victoria.

These Adorably Confused Kids Have No Idea What A Walkman Is

Erin McCarthy

Hand any of these kids an iPod, and they know exactly what to do with it. Hand them a Walkman, however, and they won't even know what it is. Or what it does. Or how to use it.

10 Fun Facts About "It's A Small World"

Stacy Conradt

Disney's classic "It's A Small World" ride turned 50 this week! Here are a few facts to celebrate.

Weekend Links: Lemons vs. Limes

Roma Panganiban

7 Stunning Mineral Formations

Miss Cellania

The world is made up of wondrous chemicals that sometimes do pretty out-of-the-ordinary things.

Weekend Links: Super-Abridged Shakespeare

Roma Panganiban

Visit Disneyland in 1982

Chris Higgins

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