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The Missing Links: Defiant Desserts Dropping From Above

Colin Patrick

17 Excellent Animal Illustrations from a 16th Century Book

Erin McCarthy

Historiae animalium was the period's most widely read natural history collection.

Fact-Checking a 1947 British Weather Report

Nick Greene

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

The Richest Person in Each State

Hannah Keyser

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, several Walton heirs...

Do You Live in a Cat State or a Dog State?

Alvin Ward

A look at where cats are more popular than dogs across the country.

One Man’s Ingenious Plan to Revolutionize the Road Map

the mag

Before 1917, the only thing tougher than drawing a road map was reading one.

Brain Game: Babs

Sandy Wood

Morning Cup of Links: 'The Mask' Trivia

Miss Cellania

What's Inside the Millennium Time Capsule?

Rebecca OConnell

In 1999, the White House sealed these items in a time capsule that won't be opened until 2100. Can't wait that long? Here's what's inside.

Why Do We Say Uncle?

Kara Kovalchik

5 Questions: Dolly, Jane and Lily

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11 Little Quirks in Baseball's Early Rules

Hannah Keyser

35 Kinds of Hot, Sexy Homophone Action

Arika Okrent

The world of homophones is not as innocent as it may seem.

4 Rom-Com Heroes Who Would Be Arrested in Real Life

Arthur Chu