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The Language Isaac Newton Invented

Arika Okrent

All generations that came after Isaac Newton would benefit from his innovations, but none of them would ever speak his universal language.

38 Common Spelling and Grammar Errors

Jason English

5 Other Kidnapping Victims Who Survived Their Ordeals

Kara Kovalchik

Details are still slowly emerging about the bizarre case of three young women who were allegedy held hostage by Ariel Castro and his two brothers for 10 years in Cleveland, Ohio.

How Can You Get Better at Remembering Names?

Karina Martinez-Carter

Everyone has heard people say that they are “bad at remembering names,” or maybe you are one who claims it. If so, you're not alone.

The 1926 Gatsby Film Was Rotten and Awful and Terrible

Roma Panganiban

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby has been adapted to most conceivable forms of media: graphic novels, video games, musical theatre, and opera.

Bates Motel Recap, Episode 8: A Boy and His Dog

Stacy Conradt

7 Genetically Modified Animals That Glow in the Dark

The Week

This is no party trick. These radiant sheep, dogs, and cats help further research of human diseases

6 Influential Stop-Motion Movies From Ray Harryhausen

Rudie Obias

CONTEST: Share Your Best Nerdy Mom Story and Win Big Prizes!

Erin McCarthy

The Missing Links: A Death in The Simpsons Family

Colin Patrick

T-Shirt Tuesday: Amateur Crastination League

Erin McCarthy

8 Decidedly Different Benches to Sit On

Miss Cellania

6 Terrific Tattoos On Teachers

Jill Harness

While we’ve seen librarians and scientists with tattoos, there is still a bit of a stigma against teachers coming into school with full sleeves of ink.

A Brief History of Kool-Aid

Caisey Robertson

Though the fruity juice powder is now best known for the “Oh yeah!” of its Kool-Aid Man mascot, the recognizable anthropomorphic pitcher came along much later, after Kool-Aid was already a popular pro

One for the Books: 8 Literary Lawsuits

Amanda Green

You can't judge a book by its cover. Sometimes you need an actual court of law.