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Posters from the “Anyone’s Better Than Rob Ford” Campaign

Arika Okrent

Evidence of a new campaign against Rob Ford has just sprung up around town.

27 Fun Facts About Fun

Jason English

In a special Monday episode, John Green looks at things that bring joy and happiness to kids and adults alike. He also tries to get inside a Cozy Coupe.

The 14 Greatest Hoaxes of All Time

the mag

With effort and a little luck, you can fool a lot of the people, all of the time.

Weekend Links: Beer for Trekkers

Roma Panganiban

8 Old Prodigy Ads Explaining Why You Need the Internet

Chris Higgins

"Prodigy even has a 21-volume electronic encyclopedia that's updated quarterly."

The 24 Most Bizarre Injuries in Baseball History

Bud Shaw

Reliever Steve Sparks dislocated his shoulder while ripping a telephone book in half emulating some motivational speakers he just heard speak.

Read '12 Years a Slave' Online, Free

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: Rubik’s Cube Record-Setting Robot

Roma Panganiban

5 Creative Ways Countries Tried to Up Their Birth Rates

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

How do you make people make more people?

The Time Peter the Great Declared War on Facial Hair

Mark Mancini

An Hour With Adam Savage

Chris Higgins

How the Lansing Lugnuts Got Their Name

Hannah Keyser

Through Opening Day, we'll be looking at the stories behind the greatest team names in Minor League Baseball.

10 Regional Words From Waaaay Northern Michigan

Arika Okrent

Merriam-Webster announced that it was finally putting “Yooper” in the dictionary.

Elements and the Countries That Discovered Them

Jason English

You know the periodic table. You know the elements. Do you know where those elements were discovered?

The Missing Links: Why Shuffled Cards Are Astounding

Colin Patrick