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10 Elegant Facts About Compsognathus

Mark Mancini

Ollie the Baby Otter Robot

Rebecca OConnell

A Brief History Of The Tonic Water In Your Gin And Tonic

Clair McLafferty

110 Years Ago, Fingerprints Pointed to Murder in London

Jennifer M Wood

In 1905, brothers Alfred and Albert Stratton became the first people in England to be convicted of murder based on fingerprint evidence. The rest of the law enforcement world took notice.

Pod City: 'Mortified,' 'Radiolab,' BuzzFeed’s New Podcast and More Stuff to Hear

Whitney Matheson

Hugh Glass: One of Early America's Greatest Tales of Survival

the mag

Name the Missing Harry Potter Terms

17 Cool Old English Bookplates

Erin McCarthy

"The outward and visible mark of the citizenship of the book-lover is his book-plate," British author Edmund Gosse once wrote.

Could Don Draper Actually Afford His Upper East Side Apartment Today?

Amy Plitt

Sure, Don Draper is one of Madison Avenue's most in-demand (albeit fictional) ad men. But is he living beyond his means?

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

17 Things You Might Not Know About 'Coach'

Roger Cormier

An out-of-nowhere announcement says that the comedy is returning to television on NBC. And Craig T. Nelson will be there.

Why Is An Iron Lever Called a “Crowbar”?

Kara Kovalchik

18 Things You Might Not Know About 'Inspector Gadget'

Roger Cormier

Go Go Gadget facts.

11 Parenting Tasks Made Easier by Photo Measurement Technology

Morning Cup of Links: Easter Kids' Crafts

Miss Cellania