Why Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Daughter Might Become a Saint

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In her forties, she rededicated her life to working with the poor and very sick.

The 12 Most Interesting Comics of November

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The Publicity Stunt That Convinced People Elevators Were Safe

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In 1854, thousands of New Yorkers watched an inventor appear to almost plummet to his death.

Duke Students Have Developed a Robotic Nursing Assistant

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The Tele-Robotic Intelligent Nursing Assistant, or TRINA, was designed to aid healthcare workers in high-risk environments.

20 Random Facts About Shopping

Will NASA Be Able to Stop a Real-Life 'Armageddon'?

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First we find it. Then we try to move it. And if that doesn't work, we blow it up.

Each Country's Tourism Slogan, Mapped

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Jump into Ireland.

The Weird Week in Review

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Odd stories you may have missed this week.

15 Brainy Secrets of ‘Jeopardy!’ Winners

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It's all about learning how to time that buzzer.

How Do Scientists Measure the Speed of Light?


Simply put: They dont.

The Best Black Friday Deals Around the Web

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Amazon's not the only place with Black Friday bargains.

Here Are Amazon's Best Black Friday Deals

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When Should You Call 911?

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You learn at a very young age that you should call 911 in an emergency. But what, exactly, constitutes an emergency?

11 Gifts for the Beer Geek in Your Life

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The beer lover in your life doesn’t need another hilarious “Will Work for Beer” t-shirt this year. Instead, try one of these options.

Morning Cup of Links: OK Go's Newest Video Innovation

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Have some interesting links for your holiday weekend!