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5 Delightful Science Experiments From 100 Years Ago

Therese Oneill The Week

In 1892, the dubiously named Mr. Tom Tit published a book of at-home activities for children called Magical Experiments: or, Science in Play.

The Missing Links: Using Famous Fonts

Colin Patrick

10 Speedy Facts About Gallimimus

Mark Mancini

George Washington’s Favorite Parasite

Matt Soniak

Morning Cup of Links: Bill Murray to Attend Bill Murray Day

Hannah Keyser

7 Tooth Fairy Traditions From Around the World

Kate Erbland

Brain Game: Keep to the Road

Sandy Wood

Warning Labels That Everyone Ignores

Jason English

On Fridays, we ask a series of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

Why Do We Have Eyebrows?

the mag Matt Soniak

Eyebrows are the Swiss Army Knife of the human body—they do everything!

How Ernö Rubik Created the Rubik's Cube

the mag

The Rubik's Cube's 40-year history is full of twists—quintillions and quintillions of them.

5 Questions: Batman Window Cameos

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6 Times Creepy Crawlies Ended Up in People's Ears

Erin McCarthy

(Almost) All Bacon Bar Coming To Montreal

Hannah Keyser

"It's not just bacon for the fun of bacon."

Why Is 'Colonel' Spelled That Way?

Arika Okrent

English spelling is bizarre.

30 Unusual Scholarships

Stacy Conradt Kara Kovalchik

If you have the right characteristic, last name, or niche interest, you could cash in.