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The Missing Links: Toons on the Train

Colin Patrick

An Extremely Brief History of World War I

Chris Higgins

11 Unexpected Animal Accessories Designed for Experiments

Kate Horowitz

The road to enlightenment has taken some pretty strange turns over the last century. Here are a few of the weirdest pit stops.

11 Situations Made Weird By People In Gorilla Suits

Mark Mancini

People have been donning goofy ape suits for decades, often in some rather odd and/or inappropriate locations.

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.