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4 Comic Strips That Totally Reinvented Themselves

Clay Wirestone

Back in the day, comic strips changed often. Some strips changed their course completely. Here are four that you might not have recognized in their original form.

How You Hold Your Phone Reveals Whether You're Left- or Right-Brained

Meghan Holohan

Brain Game: Fun with Flags, Episode 7

Sandy Wood

Why Do Athletes Slap Each Others’ Butts?

Matt Soniak

Light taps to the rear-end are pretty common on the football field. Why do athletes do that?

Morning Cup of Links: Rude Customers at McDonald's

Brian Abrams

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The Late Movies: Japanese Snow Monkeys Taking Hot Baths

Chris Higgins

5 Really Ambitious Science Fair Projects

Erik van Rheenen

For every high-schooler scrambling to put together a hasty paper mache volcano, there’s a Conrad Farnsworth, a Wyoming high school senior who once built a working nuclear reactor in his dad’s garage.

Wednesday is New Comics Day

Rich Barrett

11 Fun Facts about Airstream Trailers

Tara Cox

In the late 1920s, Airstream’s founder Wallace (Wally) Merle Byam created a travel trailer in his backyard to satisfy his wife’s refusal to camp without her kitchen and her dislike of sleeping on the

The Missing Links: Life-Sized Life

Colin Patrick

Mouthing Off: The Art of Prairie Home Companion's Fred Newman

Meg Boeni

Fred Newman, who creates sound effects for the radio show A Prairie Home Companion, has been called a mimic, an actor, and a saboteur of modern communication.

David Letterman Digs Drums

Chris Higgins

Why Is It So Easy to Slip Someone Antifreeze?

Matt Soniak

The most recent Annual Report of the American Association of Poison Control Centers counted 6241 unintentional ethylene glycol poisonings in 2011.

Morning Cup of Links: Washing Your Hands in the Bathroom

Brian Abrams