The Weird Week in Review

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Cocktail Chemistry: What Makes Simple Syrup Simple?

Clair McLafferty

From its ingredients to its straightforward recipe, simple syrup might be the least complicated item on a bar. But its role in your favorite drinks is incredibly important.

17 Bizarre Natural Remedies From the 1700s

Erin McCarthy

The Surprising Passions of 11 Brilliant People

You already knew everyone on this list was brilliant and accomplished in his or her chosen field. What you might not have known is that they were also truly devoted to their less publicized passions.

Do Big Cats Also Love Catnip?

Matt Soniak

You bet they do!

Was This a World Series Matchup?

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The Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals are meeting in the World Series for the second time in the last decade. Do you remember if the following clubs ever faced off in the Fall Classic?

11 Really Smart Athletes

Kelly Carroll

Fitness doesn’t only apply to the body. Mental fitness is just as important, and while the world’s elite athletes are certainly physical specimens, many are elite brainiacs, as well.

5 Questions: Shark Tank

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12 Haunted Tours Worth Traveling For

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Morning Cup of Links: Party Like the Americans

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Behold, the Giant Magellan Telescope!

Chris Higgins

What's the Origin of the Word "Dude"?

Arika Okrent

For some time now, we have known the basic outline of the story of “dude.” The word was first used in the late 1800s as a term of mockery for young men who were overly concerned with keeping up with t

How Can I Prevent Jet Lag?

Jet lag can be the bane of long-distance travelers, but with a few easy steps, you can reset the circadian rhythms that govern your body’s alertness and drowsiness to ensure you’ll have an enjoyable,

5 Questions: "Prop"s to My Peeps

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10 Internet Lies That Won't Die

Therese Oneill

It takes a certain combination to make an internet hoax/myth/meme take flight. It must be just credible enough to be possible, usually paired with a small “wow! cool!” factor.