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The Missing Links: What Hef and Mark Twain Have in Common

Colin Patrick

The Art of Hay Sculpture

Miss Cellania

10 Things Kids Shouldn't Do According to an 1819 Book of Cautionary Tales

Erin McCarthy

Childhood can be a dangerous time—especially if kids insist on not listening to their parents.

There’s Poop on the Moon

Matt Soniak

Twelve astronauts have been on the surface of the Moon.

11 Jem (and Jerrica) Dolls From the '80s and Today

Kate Erbland

Like any proper star of stage and screen, Jem’s essence has distilled down to doll size a number of times over the years, including a run of dolls in the eighties and a brand new line that’s not even

Morning Cup of Links: Put Me in the Movies

Miss Cellania

How Did the Seasons Get Their Names?

Daven Hiskey

September 22 marked the fall equinox, which got us wondering: Why do we call the seasons Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter?

Rediscovered Jim Henson Film from 1961: "Drums West"

Chris Higgins

On This Date in 1983, Stanislav Petrov Single-Handedly Prevented Nuclear War

Erin McCarthy

On September 26, 1983, one man single-handedly prevented nuclear war.

Walter White vs. Donna Nelson: Chatting With Breaking Bad’s Science Advisor

Jennifer M Wood

Breaking Bad dares to get its science right (most of the time) with the help of University of Oklahoma chemistry professor Donna Nelson.

The Late Movies: How Do They...?

Chris Higgins

The Working Titles of 14 Popular Hollywood Movies

Rudie Obias

Most Hollywood movies go by a different name—also known as a working title—until the film is released in theaters.

The Missing Links: Let the Dumb Continue

Colin Patrick

World War I Centennial: Albanians Rebel, Serbs March Into Albania

Erik Sass

A Brief History of the ATM

Chris Stokel-Walker

Although we use them without a second thought, precious few of us know how they came to sit on our high streets and in the walls of our banks.