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Name the 10 Closest Capitals (of Other Countries) to Washington, DC

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The Jewish Psychic Who Tricked Hitler

Jake Rossen

Erik Jan Hanussen hosted extravagant Nazi parties, loaned them money, and consulted with Hitler. Then they found out he was Jewish.

8 Unique Facts About the Swedish Lapphund

Rebecca OConnell

These fluffy dogs are worth getting to know.

Space Travel Causes Liver Damage in Mice

Kate Horowitz

Even a short trip aboard the space shuttle was enough to induce liver disease.

A Tim Burton-Themed Bar Is Opening in New York

Shaunacy Ferro

It's Halloween all year long at Beetle House.

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, April 25

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, April 25.

How Two College Students Are Changing the Game By Preventing Sports Injuries

the mag

Founded by two college athletes, BioMetrix is creating wearable technology that detects a body’s weak spots, then coaches the user on how to stay in the game.

Smart Clothespin Tells You When Your Laundry Is Done

Rudie Obias

“Peggy” also keeps track of the weather.

10 Locations That Allow You to Be in Multiple Places at Once

Sarah Grossbart

A few more spots that play it loose and free with the idea of clear boundaries.

Kellogg’s Launches Breakfast With Cleopatra Virtual Reality Experience

Rudie Obias

For anyone who has ever wanted to eat cereal in ancient Egypt …

20 Fun Facts About Penguins

Hannah Keyser

Some things you might not know about everyone's favorite flightless bird (sorry, emus).

The Time Walt Disney Almost Lost His Job at Walt Disney Studios

David W Brown

When Walt Disney first arrived in California, he had a demo reel, no money, and few prospects.

Commonly Misspelled Words

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12 Screwball Facts About Frank Capra

Anna Green

He had a degree in chemical engineering, popularized the word "doodle," and tried to steal another director's Oscar.

How Did Saloons in the Old West Lock Their Doors at Night?

Kara Kovalchik

What stopped no-good varmints from crawling underneath the doors?

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