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Relax With a Video Visit to Kew Gardens (in 1942)

Chris Higgins

From the future cinematographer of "2001: A Space Odyssey."

Watch This Groovy 1960s Tupperware Documentary/Infomercial

Chris Higgins

One word: PLASTICS.

Watch the Relaxing Process of Creating Traditional Japanese Dolls

Rebecca OConnell

Watch dolls emerge from pools of thick, red paint.

9 Phrases the Cubs Gave Baseball

Arika Okrent

Cubs win! Cubs win!

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

Livius Drusus

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.