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The Time a Giant LEGO Man Washed Up on Dutch Shores

Hannah Keyser

No, it's not some creative new marketing campaign for The LEGO Movie.

The Missing Links: Strange and Spooky Islands

Colin Patrick

The World Wishes Colin Happy Birthday

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What Spitting Cobras are Aiming For

Matt Soniak

Make most cobras angry, and they’ll bite you and inject the bite with a dose of venom.

John Green: "Thoughts on How to Make Things and Why"

Chris Higgins

5 Forgotten Drug Fads

Meera Jagannathan

Let us take you through five of the world’s most bizarre and forgotten drug fads.

What’s the Difference Between a Stalactite and a Stalagmite?

Mark Mancini

Well-meaning geologists ended up confusing plenty of folks when they named stalactites and stalagmites.

Morning Cup of Links: Pet Rescue Stories

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The Original Locations of 15 Famous Food Chains

Alex Watt

Ever wonder where your favorite fast food chain first popped up? Look no further.

5 Questions: Vice Presidents

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World War I Centennial: The Archduke Seals His Own Doom

Erik Sass

We're covering the events that led to WWI exactly 100 years later. In this installment, Archduke Ferdinand makes an appearance! (Spoiler: He's important to all this.)

Ronald Reagan and His Six-Year-Old Pen Pal

Stacy Conradt

I had a pen pal when I was a little kid. My teacher set up a program for our class with another teacher's classroom across the country.

The Missing Links: The Coloring Book of Death

Colin Patrick

Strange States: Kansas' Converted Missile Silo

Rob Lammle

This week we’re headed to a state filled with friends of Dorothy, Kansas.

6 Awful Illnesses Suffered By US Presidents

Chris Higgins

Being the president of the United States comes with all kinds of perks, but political office can't protect a person from disease.