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How Shirley Temple's Lawyers Launched Graham Greene's Career

Matthew Shaer

If Graham Greene hadn’t called Shirley Temple a “totsy,” one of the 20th century’s greatest novels wouldn’t exist

11 Nickelodeon Shows From the '80s You May Have Forgotten

Kate Erbland

Plenty of grown-up former Nickelodeon viewers remember the network as the home of such programs as Clarissa Explains It All, The Secret World of Alex Mack, Rugrats, and SpongeBob SquarePants, the chan

11 Non-Rose Flower Bouquets For Valentine’s Day

Lisa Spinelli

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Skip the red roses and try these unusual flower arrangements instead.

11 Cakes Shaped Like Books

Virginia C McGuire

It's not unusual to hear an avid reader confess to "devouring" a book, but these literary confections take it to a whole new level.

Morning Cup of Links: Balancing Between Hot Air Balloons

Hannah Keyser

5 Questions: Puff

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11 Naughty-Sounding Scientific Names (and What They Really Mean)

Arika Okrent

Perfectly innocent Latin or Greekisms that just happen to sound like something else.

A Brief History of The Olympics, According to 13 Wheaties Boxes

Jennifer M Wood

Little Mikey may not like it, but Wheaties has got game

The Missing Links: Why Skiing and Shooting?

Colin Patrick

How Compost is Made

Chris Higgins

The Story Behind the Peculiar Poem in NYC's Port Authority Tunnel

Hannah Keyser

Actually, the poem is posted in the corridor between the Port Authority subway station and the Times Square subway station.

Morning Cup of Links: NFL Prospect Comes Out

Hannah Keyser

25 Movies With Similar Plots Released the Same Year

Rudie Obias

Though Hollywood studios develop films separately, sometimes movies that are eerily similar will be released in the same calendar year.

Morning Cup of Links: Making Hot Air Balloons

Miss Cellania

Where Did the Chicken Nugget Come From?

Matt Soniak

Matt Soniak answers today's Big Question.