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The Time Carl Akeley Killed a Leopard With His Bare Hands

Erin McCarthy

Carl Akeley was born 152 years ago today. Let's talk about that time he strangled a leopard.

100 Years Ago, You Could Buy a House From a Sears Catalog

Shaunacy Ferro

The company sold housing designs and pre-cut materials from 1908 to 1940.

Altar Cloth in Rural Church May Be Rare Segment of Elizabeth I’s Gown

Kate Horowitz

The fabric, woven with strands of real silver, may have been a gift from the queen to one of her favored ladies-in-waiting.

Name the 50 Most Mentioned Harry Potter Characters (Without Missing One)

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Change Your LinkedIn Password: Over 117 Million Passwords Compromised

Jake Rossen

There's a good chance you and security thieves are now connected.

12 Outrageous Facts About 'The Producers'

Mark Mancini

Utterly fearless, Mel Brooks’s classic comedy joked about every taboo subject the late 1960s had to offer.

Why Do Diamonds Cost So Much?

Kate Horowitz

Two words: monopoly and propaganda.

Animatronic King Kong Returns to Universal Orlando

Michele Debczak

The new 'King Kong' attraction is a throwback to the original ride.

Spend the Night in a Massive 'Lightning Field' in the New Mexico Desert

Caitlin Schneider

Since its completion in 1977, the Land Art sculpture has only entertained six guests at a time.

15 Writers Who Were Also Medical Doctors

Judith B Herman

Doctors are notorious for their illegible writing (ask any pharmacist), but these medicos gained more fame for their readable writing than for their skill with a scalpel.

Turn Your Truck Into a Drive-In Theater With These Mobile Screens

Anna Green

A new company called Hitch Theaters wants to make your next road trip a more cinematic experience.

Exercise May Reduce Risk of 13 Types of Cancer

Andrew LaSane

Researchers analyzed physical activity data provided by more than 1 million people.

5 Questions: Famous Frogs

Pass rate:75 %
Backwards navigation:Forbidden

Giant Bookshelf Is Fitted to Play Tetris With LED Lights

Rebecca OConnell

Because all video games need a big screen.

12 Easy Meals You Could Assemble in an Office Break Room

Rebecca Pahle

That microwave can do more than burn popcorn.