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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

11 Citizen Science Projects That Need Your Help

Mark Mancini

Science belongs to everyone, and thanks to interactive programs like these, anybody can get involved.

11 Human and Animal Bodily Byproducts That Sell for Cold, Hard Cash

Brooks Hays

Humans and other animals ooze and excrete valuable substances that are worth a pretty penny on the open market.

11 Amazing Insect Close-Ups

Virginia C McGuire

Whether you find insects creepy or fascinating, seeing close-up photographs of insects taken with modern camera equipment reveals that they can be quite beautiful.

Brain Game: Meatloaf

Sandy Wood

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