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40 Excellent E-Words To Enlarge Your Vocabulary

Paul Anthony Jones

When someone stops what they’re saying to go back and change a word to an even stronger one (as in, “I’m very happy—no, ecstatic to be here”), that’s called "epanorthosis."

9 Unusual Prom Dates

Miss Cellania

Not everyone takes their girlfriend, boyfriend, or a classmate to the prom. Some people bring pineapples.

Portugal Ran on Only Renewable Energy for 4 Days

Shaunacy Ferro

For 107 hours, the country's electric usage was entirely generated by solar, wind, and hydro power.

9 Common Career Blunders (and How to Avoid Them)

Presented by Allstate.

10 Meaty Facts About ‘Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle’

Tara Aquino

2. It could have been 'Harold & Kumar Go to Krispy Kreme.'

Artificial Meteor Shower Proposed for 2020 Olympic Opening Ceremonies

Michele Debczak

The concept involves shooting metal pellets towards Earth. (What could go wrong?)

9 Spicy Things You Didn’t Know About Salsa

Jeff Wells

It's officially a vegetable, so eat up!

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find This Week

Smart Shopping Team

As a new recurring feature, we’re going to share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up.

When Arthur Conan Doyle Tried Solving a Real Mystery

Jake Rossen

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle might be an even greater detective than he made Sherlock Holmes.

16 Far Out Facts About '3rd Rock from the Sun'

Roger Cormier

The more-watched but older NBC comedy with a number and a rock in the title.

CDC Report Confirms That Public Pools Are Gross

Kate Horowitz

A recent report found health or safety violations in 80 percent of inspected facilities in five states.

The Speedy History of Recreational Running

Anna Green

Before the 1960s, running for exercise could get you chased by the police.

Keep Your Phone Powered Up With Emoji Chargers

Rebecca OConnell

Never suffer the horror of a dead battery again.

11 Rome-Sacking Facts About the Original Goths

Nick Keppler

Though “savages” and “barbarians” to the Romans, they were actually complex, intelligent, and misunderstood people.

The Early Acting Gigs of 20 'Game of Thrones' Stars

Erin McCarthy

Here’s how some of the series’ stars (past and present) made a living before they were Starks, Lannisters, Baratheons, Targaryens, and beyond.

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