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Carl Sagan’s Unmade Second Show

Mark Mancini

The Power of Simple Math

Chris Higgins

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

An all-new Ghost Rider that doesn't even have a motorcycle and other interesting comics this week.

21 Mind-Blowing Lifeforms That Are Now Extinct

Jason English

We're on location at The Field Museum in Chicago with special guest host Emily Graslie of The Brain Scoop.

Can Dogs Understand Human Emotions?

Meghan Holohan

Whenever I cry, my beagle, Sadie, jumps into my lap and nudges me with her nose. Is Sadie’s intuitiveness unique, or can dogs really understand human emotions?

Mr. Yuk: The History of Poison’s Most Iconic Symbol

Erin McCarthy

For 43 years, this sticker has served as a defense against poisoning, warning kids that what's in that package isn't safe to eat.

Morning Cup of Links: LEGO Bands

Miss Cellania

7 Animals That Smell Like Gourmet Jelly Beans

Kate Horowitz

Is this the zoo or the Sweet Factory? These seven animals are olfactory dead ringers for classic Jelly Belly flavors.

8 Films You Might Not Know Started as Stage Productions

Kate Erbland

Plenty of the Great White Way’s most notable productions have been reincarnated for the silver screen—think Rent, The Producers, and Chicago—but Off-Broadway and Broadway’s best have also spawned plen

A Brief History of Mold-A-Rama

Rob Lammle

Long before 3D printing was a thing, kids of all ages were plunking quarters into Mold-A-Rama vending machines to get plastic sculptures made right before their eyes.

How the San Antonio Missions Got Their Name

Hannah Keyser

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

The Missing Links: Odd Movie Title Translations

Colin Patrick

11 OTHER March Madness Tournaments

Miss Cellania

Robot Solves Rubik's Cube in 3.253 Seconds

Chris Higgins

7 Ways People Humiliated Each Other 100 Years Ago

Therese Oneill

Pranks of yore.

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