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They Were Who They Weren’t: 6 Audacious Impostors

Miss Cellania

14 Charming Quotes About The Smiths by Morrissey

Sean Hutchinson

February 20th marks the 30th anniversary of the self-titled first album by those mighty masters of mope from Manchester, The Smiths.

How Breweries Kept Busy During Prohibition

Nick Greene

Unlike underground distilleries that could whip up small batches of illegal liquor, big breweries couldn't just slip into the woods for 13 years.

The Missing Links: It's Been That Long?

Colin Patrick

10 Odd Early Interpretations of Dinosaurs

Arallyn Primm

Many extinct creatures are so outside our familiar world that it’s not unexpected to produce completely wrong interpretations of these ancient beasts.

Darwin's Beetle, Lost and Found

Matt Soniak

11 Words and Phrases Popularized by World War I

Arika Okrent

The Oxford English Dictionary is honoring the centenary with an appeal to the public for help in finding the earliest documented uses of words that first came into English during World War I.

10 Musicians With Official "Days" Named After Them

Jennifer M Wood

Happy Kurt Cobain Day to the residents of Aberdeen, Washington.

Morning Cup of Links: Influential Candy Bars

Miss Cellania

Did the Pentagon Really Ban Furbys?

Mark Mancini

Furbys were all the rage in the late nineties—1998 alone saw the sale of a whopping 27 million units—and remain popular to this day.

5 Questions: "Whip" It!

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5 Strange Movie Terms—Explained!

DeAnna Kerley

Do you call yourself a movie buff? Here are five storytelling terms to store away for movie trivia night.

What 11 Popular Zoo Animals Taste Like

Mark Mancini

Have you ever visited the local zoo and found yourself wondering how a juicy hunk of boiled penguin breast might taste?

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

The Missing Links: Hidden Video Game Characters

Colin Patrick

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