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King of the Comb-Over

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When a balding genius perfected a method of scalp coverage, he had no choice but to patent it.

Morning Cup of Links: Creepy Artificial Intelligence

Miss Cellania

Name the One-Syllable Words That Rhyme With ‘Home’

Why Do We Gesture When We Talk?

the mag Arika Okrent

Gesture researchers have spent the past 40 years uncovering how movements (like a cupped hand rotating in space or a finger tracing a path through the air) are intimately tied to speech.

Watch the Googly-Eyed Wolf Eel Go Through Life

Rebecca OConnell

Watch how something so delicate can become something so large and scary.

6 Adaptations of Poe's 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue'

Hannah Keyser

5 Questions: Jack the "Lad"

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Disneyland's Wonderful Wizard of Bras

Stacy Conradt

15 Things Former 'SimCity' Mayors Should Know

Janet Burns

If you stepped up to rule your own SimCity town in the early ‘90s, here are a few things you might’ve missed out on (in addition to food and sleep).

First Roman Wood Toilet Seat Found at Vindolanda

Livius Drusus

Name the TV Titles Based on Their Antonyms

How Does One Become A Knight?

Ethan Trex

Here are the answers to some of the most pressing knighthood-related questions.

10 Things We Learned About Aliens (and Hairspray) from Giorgio Tsoukalos’ AMA

Jennifer M Wood

The ‘Ancient Aliens’ star-turned-Internet meme shares his thoughts on extraterrestrial life and hairstyling.

The 100-Million-Year-Old Spider Attack Captured in Amber

Livius Drusus

7 Tiny Books That Packed a Big Punch

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