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10 Words You Might Not Know Are Portmanteaux

Amanda Green

Motel, brunch, and sitcom are obvious. But these portmanteaux are undercover.

Why Do Flammable and Inflammable Mean the Same Thing?

Oren Herschander

Morning Cup of Links: A Wedding in North Korea

Miss Cellania

Watch This Murmuration of Starlings in Slow Motion

Rebecca OConnell

Q&A: Stewart O'Nan on Fictionalizing F. Scott Fitzgerald

Hannah Keyser

5 Questions: How Very Noble

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What 11 Common Objects Would Cost in 2015 if Colonial Taxation Still Existed

21 Things You Might Not Know About 'Justified'

Jennifer M Wood

Laura Ingalls Wilder's Newly Published Autobiography is Too Popular

Hannah Keyser

A savvy publisher dug up the old 'Pioneer Girl' manuscript and made it available to the public. The problem is, they didn't make it available enough.

The Missing Links: Weird Furniture

Colin Patrick

Ten Minutes of "X-Men" History

Chris Higgins

There are more X-Men team members than you could possibly imagine.

Countries in Multiple Timezones

X-Ray Camera Reveals How Hamsters Fit So Much in Their Cheeks

Abbey Stone

Are Rabbits as Prolific as Everybody Says?

Matt Soniak

Pope Francis is in the news for saying Catholics don't have to breed "like rabbits." How prolific are rabbits anyway?

Portrait of a Crazy Cat Person from an 1872 New York Times Editorial

Erin McCarthy