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10 Ways Academics Say Comedians Make Us Laugh

Judith B Herman

Hey, what’re you laughing at? Psychologists debate whether humor arises simply from absurdity and incongruity, from a need to relieve tension, or from a desire to feel superior.

It Took 6 Cameras to Make this Awesome Video

Erin McCarthy

For two years, German journalist and photographer Jonas Ginter had wanted to make a 360 degree video—one that would make it look like he was hanging out on a tiny planet.

The Missing Links: Bob Ross By The Numbers

Colin Patrick

10 Internet Memes Illustrated in Peeps

Miss Cellania

Grave Sightings: Abraham Lincoln

Stacy Conradt

14 Fun Pinterest Easter Alternatives

Therese Oneill

Tired of giving your kids the same green plastic shreds and dead-eyed chocolate bunnies every Easter? Pinterest has some creative alternatives for you.

Walt Disney Made a Cartoon About Menstruation

Erin McCarthy

You know all about Disney's animated princesses, dwarves, and fairies. You might even know about his wartime propaganda cartoons.

13 Dining-Related Taboos from Around the World

DeAnna Kerley

Here are some things to help you mind your manners wherever you're traveling next.

Why Do Ostriches Stick Their Heads in the Sand?

Hannah Keyser

Morning Cup of Links: Awesome Librarians

Miss Cellania

This Is What the First 1040 Tax Forms Looked Like

Nick Greene

9 Bizarre Bird Mating Rituals

Joy Lanzendorfer

Bees do it, and birds definitely do it—in all kinds of crazy ways. Here are nine birds and their mating rituals.

12 Awesome Pop-Culture Tours

Amy Plitt

Sometimes, it’s not enough to watch your favorite TV show or listen to a legendary band’s music; you also want to immerse yourself in the experience.

The Missing Links: Buy A Chicken Corsage For Prom

Colin Patrick

An Ant Farm's Life in 3 Minutes

Chris Higgins

Get ready to feel way less productive.

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