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Can You Name All of Tom Hanks' Jobs?

Take the quiz!

How Do Blind People Find Braille Signs?

Chris Higgins

It's actually pretty simple.

“Neither Snow nor Rain ..." Isn't the USPS Motto

Erin Blakemore

It was actually written about another set of postal workers from 500 B.C.E.

Don't Miss This Weekend's Best Amazon Deals

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, October 22.

What’s the Origin of Jack-O’-Lanterns?

Matt Soniak

The term was first applied to people, not pumpkins.

What Makes Chewing Gum Chewy?

Chris Higgins

"What the hell is in gum that makes it so magical?" -Chemist George Zaidan

The Best Wines to Pair With Your Halloween Candy

Shaunacy Ferro

If you're gonna go to town on that pack of SweeTARTS, you should grab a Riesling.

Marie Connolly Owens, America's First Female Police Officer

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The Team That Boycotted the World Series

Mark Mancini

Calling off the World Series was a two-man job.

Deck Yourself Out With Space-Themed Jewelry

Rebecca OConnell

Wear the Heart Nebula on your sleeves.

11 Little Things You Can Do to Make A Difference

Stacy Conradt

These small acts can help improve your community or brighten someone's day.

New Screen Time Recommendations for Babies, Kids, and Teens Released

Kate Horowitz

A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics advises parents about appropriate screen time amounts from infant to age 18.

Fight Out City Rivalries on the Chess Board With These Architectural Sets

Shaunacy Ferro

Pit San Francisco's favorite skyscrapers against those of Los Angeles.

Witness a Day in the Life of a Penguin Caretaker

Shaunacy Ferro

What working at an aquarium really looks like, in 360° video.

Show & Tell: A Scary Snuff Box

Erin Blakemore

Skull-reading used to be all the rage.