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Weekend Links: Paper or Plastic?

Roma Panganiban

Fireworks Filmed With a Drone

Alvin Ward

Stunning footage.

Weekend Links: The Best Time to Drink Coffee

Roma Panganiban

Morning Cup of Links: Giant Beach Illusions

Miss Cellania

WWI Centennial: Germany Gives Austria-Hungary a “Blank Check”

Erik Sass

12 Slams on 'Seinfeld'

Kelli Marshall

For its first two seasons—and then occasionally throughout—Seinfeld was panned by critics for being too lame, too self-indulgent, too racist, too homophobic, too yuppish, and too liberal.

Grave Sightings: Benjamin Harrison

Stacy Conradt

Thomas Jefferson's Version of the Declaration of Independence

Erin McCarthy

This Time Lapse of Ice Cream Melting is Totally Mesmerizing

Rebecca OConnell

9 Super-Presidential Marriages

Stacy Conradt

The only thing that could possibly be more stars-and-stripes than a post about U.S. presidents and American historical figures is a post that doubles up on them.

The First Fourth Of July Celebration (in 1777)

Hannah Keyser

The celebrations started just a year after the Declaration was ratified.

How Do Fireworks Get Their Colors?

Matt Soniak

It’s all about chemistry.

The U.S. Territories That Aren't States

Chris Higgins

Whale of a Quiz

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12 Awesome Spider Facts from a New Exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History

Erin McCarthy

Spiders Alive! showcases 16 spider species (plus two scorpions and a vinegaroon!) and features live demonstrations and a spider model 50 times life size that you can climb on.