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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?

Watch Surreal Drone Footage of New York City Shot Using the Vertigo Effect

Michele Debczak

You've never seen aerial footage like this.

You Can Now Buy NASA’s 1975 Graphics Standards Manual

Caitlin Schneider

The guide was unceremoniously ditched by the agency in 1992, but thanks to a successful Kickstart campaign, it can now be yours.

8 Fascinating Facts About the Roads You Take Every Day

David W Brown

Henry Petroski's new book, 'The Road Taken,' is a jaunty tour of America's transportation infrastructure.

This Video Explains How Analog Film Works

Anna Green

Learn about everything from aspect ratio and film stock to the chemical makeup of a film strip.

21-Million-Year Old Monkey Fossils Are Oldest Ever Found in North America

Andrew LaSane

Scientists found the teeth of ancient capuchin relative during the expansion of the Panama Canal.

Artist Creates Works of Edible Art on Marshmallows

Rebecca OConnell

You probably don't want to roast these over a campfire.

11 BLTs That Are Worth a Road Trip

Suzanne Raga

Bacon. Lettuce. Tomato. Here we come.

Morning Cup of Links: The World’s Oldest Libraries

Miss Cellania

40 Intriguing I-Words To Introduce To Your Vocabulary

Paul Anthony Jones

Irroborate your vernacular with this batch of inkhorns.

From Powder to Printer: Watch How Ink Gets Made

Kirstin Fawcett

Makes you view your reading materials a little differently.

23 Unusual Paper Clips (and Holders) to Jazz Up the Office

Rebecca OConnell

Keep things organized in style.

Play Marshmallow Soccer With This Goal Cup

Shaunacy Ferro

It’s finger food-ball.