When asked if Abe had any hobbies, Mary Todd Lincoln said, “Cats.”
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Sure, having a star sign a part of your body is strange—but it gets much, much weirder than that.
This week Hannah Hart from My Drunk Kitchen looks at some of the common misconceptions related to alcohol consumption.
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Three-toed sloths are just that: three-toed, and slothful.
Marvel Comics launches a new comic about a Muslim American teenage superhero from Jersey City. Plus, the best comic about ants you'll ever read.
That Abraham Lincoln life mask you've always wanted is coming soon to a living room near you—all you need is a 3D printer.
Before Sochi was selected as the host of the 2014 winter Olympics, not many people had heard of it, so it didn't have a widely known English pronunciation.
In the years since the final book was published, J.K. Rowling has talked a lot about what happened to Harry and his friends.
Talking in the third person, the singular they, and gender-neutral pronouns.
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