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The Uneven History of the Word 'Odd'

Caitlin Schneider

Why "odd" isn't really so odd.

16 Fun Facts About the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Erin McCarthy

This year, Macy's sends its 89th Thanksgiving Day Parade down the streets of Manhattan—a spectacle 50 million people tune in to watch from the comfort of their homes.

IBM Researchers Built a Drone That Can Play Ping Pong

Anna Green

Drones can have fun, too.

The Right Way to Carve a Turkey, According to the Culinary Institute of America

Andrew LaSane

Watch as this chef shares helpful tips for carving your holiday bird the correct way.

Meet Flowerman, Your Charming New Floral Friend

Rebecca OConnell

The Flowerman is a unique vase that gives personality to the flower it holds.

11 Brilliant Gifts for the LEGO Lover in Your Life

Rebecca OConnell

These LEGO-inspired gifts are perfect for the fledgling architect in your life.

35 Joyous J-Words To Jazz Up Your Vocabulary

Paul Anthony Jones

J remains a fairly rare letter in English—you can expect to find it in just 0.16 percent of the words in a dictionary

This Inflatable Boat Will Let You Carry Your Car Across Water

Kirstin Fawcett

Bye-bye, bridge tolls!

10 Photography Firsts

Michele Debczak

From daguerreotypes to Instagram.

Ancient Worm Gets Named After Black Flag Frontman Henry Rollins

Shaunacy Ferro

Henry Rollins is the namesake of the muscular Rollinschaeta myoplena.

11 Ways to Find the Perfect Souvenir

Beautiful Rugs That Look Like Digital Glitches

Shaunacy Ferro

Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed distorts traditional carpet patterns.

High School’s Anonymous Pantry Offers Discreet Access to Necessities

Michele Debczak

Students are able to browse food, clothes, and toiletries free from judgment.

Hawaii's Big Island Is Overrun With Loud Frogs From Puerto Rico

Kirstin Fawcett

Hawaii’s Big Island is overrun with a very tiny—and very loud—frog.

10 of Dr. Katz’s Most Memorable Patients

Andrew Holderfield

Fortunately, doctor-patient confidentiality doesn’t extend to cartoons.