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50 Spanish-English False Friend Words

Judith B Herman

Sometimes words with the same origin take a separate path in each language, or words with different origins resemble each other by coincidence. That can mean trouble.

Brain Game: Math Square #235

Sandy Wood

How Does an Anti-Gravity Treadmill Work?

Sarah Fecht

Hint: It *doesn't* defy the laws of physics.

The 5 Different Linguistic Styles of Exciting Goal Calls

Arika Okrent

Hearing hundreds of goals called, one right after the other, by excited announcers from various countries, can really make you notice the international differences in goal announcing style.

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7 Highlights from a 19th Century Book of Sample Love Letters

Hannah Keyser

The book provides advice in the form of example letters for all sorts of situations.

15 Shelved Movies That Were Eventually Released Years Later

Rudie Obias

6 Easy Fixes for Your Home's Little Inefficiencies

The Missing Links: Bill Watterson's Comic Return

Colin Patrick

The Second-Largest Religion in Each State

Alvin Ward

Using data from the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies to pinpoint the #2 religions across the country.

Q&A: Philip Pritchard, the Keeper of the Stanley Cup

Erin McCarthy

When he’s not squiring the Cup around, Philip Pritchard is the Vice President and Curator of the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto.

Road Signs of Alaska

Alvin Ward

If you'd like to see a little more creativity in road signage, head to Alaska.

The Great Smoky Mountains' Incredible Firefly Light Show

the mag Jen Doll

Today, the rare Smoky Mountain fireflies are a tourist attraction. Twenty years ago, science didn’t believe they existed.

15 Dissertation Titles Translated Into Clickbait Headlines

Rebecca OConnell

These dissertation topics were kind of boring. You won't believe what happened next.

15 Secrets of the Hollywood Creature Feature

Craig S Baker

We sat down with three industry leaders—Todd Masters of MastersFX and Michael Spatola and Lee Joyner of the Cinema Makeup School—to get the inside scoop on some little-known facts behind the craft and

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