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6 Classic Séance Tricks Explained

Michele Debczak

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, many mediums deceived their way to fame.

Look Up! The Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks Overnight

David W Brown

It will be a veritable fusillade of meteors hurled by the phantom limbs of Halley's comet.

Brazilian Monkeys Make Stone Hammers That Look a Lot Like Early Human Tools

Kate Horowitz

Researchers say it’s possible we’ve mistaken capuchin artifacts for those made by early humans.

15 Movies Referenced in ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’

Mark Mancini

The midnight movie staple is a love letter to the golden age of offbeat cinema, written in bright red lipstick.

Meet the Librarians Who Act as the New York Public Library’s Human Google

Michele Debczak

The "Ask NYPL" hotline still receives more than 30,000 calls a year.

10 Historical Figures Who Loved Suspenders

Mark Mancini

Even in a belt-dominated fashion landscape, many still prefer these uplifting pant-hoisters.

A New 'Game of Thrones' Coloring Book Is Coming This Month

Alvin Ward

Better stock up on red crayons.

Morning Cup of Links: The Year’s Best Microphotography

Miss Cellania

A round of great links just for you!

How Translators Adapted the 'Harry Potter' Series for a Global Audience

Kirstin Fawcett

Thanks to a lot of hard work and creativity, the books are now available in over 60 languages.

5 Questions: Drugstore Browsing Continued

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9 Things No One Told You About Becoming a New Parent

Presented by Allstate.

A Luxury Treehouse Is a Glamper’s Dream

Shaunacy Ferro

The $380-a-night treehouse cabin in southern England features a personal sauna, a wood-burning stove, and more.

Keep Track of What Books You've Read With This Scratch Off Poster

Rebecca OConnell

Can you get through all 100 books?

7 Memorable Corgis From Pop Culture

Suzanne Raga

Meet Holly, Molly, Rufus, and more.

Forget Mavis Beacon: Self-Taught Typists Are Nearly as Fast as Touch Typists

Kate Horowitz

A study of trained and self-taught typists found comparable speed and efficacy in practical tasks like emailing.