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Time Is Running Out to Apply for Cambridge's LEGO Professorship

Kirstin Fawcett

The professor will research how play affects development and learning.

The Age Most People Stop Buying IKEA Furniture

Shaunacy Ferro

Unsurprisingly, people age out of the popular flat-pack furniture.

New Evidence Suggests D.B. Cooper's Tie May Help Solve a 45-Year Mystery

Jake Rossen

The infamous hijacker, parachutist, and folk hero has never been identified—but Seattle scientists might be getting closer.

5 Ways to Nurse Your Holiday Spending Hangover

Kristin Wong

Over a quarter of Americans said they planned on racking up debt this holiday season. Here's how to get back on track.

Want a Caffeine Boost Without the Acidity? Try Mushroom Coffee

Michele Debczak

There's nothing like the smell of fungus in the morning.

Name That Greek God

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Which Animals Fart? This Google Doc Will Tell You

Shaunacy Ferro

Snakes? Mussels? The animal kingdom is smellier than you might think.

Amazon Is Running Some Great Tuesday Deals

Smart Shopping Team

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11 Businesses You Might Not Know Were Started By Women

Gwendolyn Purdom

Your favorite soy sauce brand was founded by a samurai widow.

States That End With a Consonant

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12 Fun Facts About ‘Slap Shot’

Mark Mancini

“Ever since 'Slap Shot,' I’ve been swearing more," Paul Newman once admitted of the F-bomb-laden sports classic.

"What’s Next?" Lin-Manuel Miranda Dropped an Epic ‘West Wing’ Rap

Jennifer M Wood

“Damn, Mrs. Landingham.”

Al Capone's Hobby: Songwriting

Mark Mancini

17 Quotes From Betty White That Will Make You Love Her Even More

Suzanne Raga

The nonagenarian is a master of wise words and one-liners.

15 Things You Should Know About Saké

Kristy Puchko

Saké has long been considered the national drink of Japan. But as its popularity spreads around the world, the secrets behind its ancient traditions have come to light.