The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Weird news stories from around the globe.

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This Startup Delivers a Live Orchestra to Your Apartment

Michele Debczak

Groupmuse brings the symphony to you.

5 Facts About the Wild Life of 'Call of the Wild' Author Jack London

Jared Spears

Revisiting a bit of the author’s wild ride can help us appreciate his uncanny insight into the world, and humanity’s never-ending search for a place in it.

The Story Behind Lewis Carroll’s Unsolvable Riddle

Paul Anthony Jones

The Mad Hatter’s riddle remains one of Lewis Carroll’s most enduring puzzles.

These Clever Jewels Help You Become a Walking Garden

Rebecca OConnell

Customizable jewelry for nature lovers.

11 Brilliant Gifts for the Kitchen Whiz in Your Life

Sarah Grossbart

Appetizing gifts perfect for your Martha Stewart-loving BFF, your culinarily gifted little bro, or just a coworker you’d like to bring in some treats.

Morning Cup of Links: 'A Charlie Brown Christmas'

Miss Cellania

Great links to last the entire weekend!

5 Questions: National Tree Lighting

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Pick the Geographic Locations of the 30 NBA Teams

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10 Ignominious Facts About 'The Scarlet Letter'

Joy Lanzendorfer

A few things you might not know about the high school English class staple.

Beethoven: The World's First Rock Star

Lucas Reilly

Thumbing his nose at authority and whipping crowds into a frenzy, he changed music forever.

The Original Reviews of 10 Classic Christmas Movies

Stacy Conradt

Whether you’re a Griswold fan or prefer the retro allure of Bedford Falls, there are certain movies that just make the holidays complete—but not all of them were always so popular.

A.C. Gilbert, the Toymaker Who (Actually) Saved Christmas

Jake Rossen

In 1918, the U.S. government threatened to close down toy factories and discourage gift-giving to shift focus toward the war. A.C. Gilbert wasn't having it.

13 Sleek Gifts for Graphic Designers

Rebecca OConnell

Give them a gift that celebrates their ability to make the world a prettier place.