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Explore the World’s Languages with this Cool Interactive Map

Arika Okrent

You know about French, Spanish, and Russian, but what about Tohono Oodham, Karaim, and Iu Mien?

Leonard Nimoy Explains the Vulcan Salute

Chris Higgins

Without Nimoy's Orthodox Jewish background, we wouldn't have the Vulcan salute.

11 Ways Technology Can Boost Your Work Performance

The 8 Honorary Citizens of the United States

David W Brown

Here's what they did to deserve it.

Artist Cuts Extinct Animals Out of Their Illustrations

Rebecca OConnell

Watch Hermit Crabs Organize An Orderly Shell Swap

Hannah Keyser

5 Questions: Spring Forward

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Why Does Your Sandwich Come With a Pickle?

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Chindōgu: The Art of Unuseless

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Why Do Some Coffees Have Bubbles on Top?

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This bubbly layer is the result of a chemical reaction often referred to as the "bloom."

10 Reasons Babies Are Tiny Superhumans

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Infants can do a lot more than eat, sleep, and poop.

6 Types of Witches From Around the World

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The Man Who Figured Out Pangea

Chris Higgins

"Did you ever notice how South America fits into Africa? Let me pause and say there isn't a child on earth over the age of 12 who hasn't had the same thought. You can see it!"

Weekend Links: Meet the Quokka

Roma Panganiban

A Brief History of Nylon

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