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15 Inaccuracies Found in Common Science Illustrations

Jason English

Special guest host Michael Stevens from the insanely popular Vsauce takes a closer look at common science illustrations.

10 Buildings Made With Bones

Mark Mancini

It might sound grotesque, but bones have been an architectural staple for millennia. Here are some of the world’s greatest osteological marvels.

Morning Cup of Links: 50 Years of Pop-Tarts

Miss Cellania

Why Are the Academy Awards Statuettes Called Oscars?

Daven Hiskey

Last year's 85th Annual Academy Awards was rebranded as simply The Oscars, after the statuette winners receive. But how did the statuette get that nickname?

Get Rich Quick: 6 People Who Accidentally Found a Fortune

Rob Lammle

A California couple found $10 million in gold coins buried on their property. If you haven't found a fortune in your backyard, don't give up! This kind of thing happens all the time.

Which Has More Caffeine?

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Let's find out how well you know your caffeine contents.

5 Questions: Female Animals

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10 Fun Facts About Tastykakes

Jennifer M Wood

Philadelphia’s beloved snack cakes are celebrating 100 years

25 Literary Opening Lines Diagrammed on One Giant Poster

Hannah Keyser

"Grammar is hard!" the Pop Chart Lab creative team said they learned from the process of putting together their latest poster, which applies the Reed-Kellogg model of diagramming to the open

The Missing Links: Vonnegut's Eight Types of Story

Colin Patrick

"A Brief History of Time," the Film, Online

Chris Higgins

Four Cats With Fewer Than Three Legs

Miss Cellania

Q&A: Dawn Barkan, Head Animal Trainer on Inside Llewyn Davis

Erin McCarthy

If they gave out animal Oscars, Barkan's cats would surely take home the trophy.

Why Does "Will Not" Become "Won't"?

Arika Okrent

Most contractions in English are pretty straightforward. Put it together, and shorten it up. What could be easier?

15 Places With Strange Names (and How They Got Them)

Matt Soniak Bill DeMain

What's in a (bizarre) name? Here are some strangely named places and the stories, legends, and theories about their origins.

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