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6 Punctuation Marks Hated by Famous Authors

Arika Okrent

Punctuation marks are not the most important tools in a writer's toolkit, but writers can develop some strong opinions about them. Here are six punctuation marks that famous authors grew to hate.

Make Your Mornings Magical With Harry Potter-Esque Makeup Brushes

Rebecca OConnell

Each brush looks like a different wand.

Morning Cup of Links: A Transylvanian Sleepover

Miss Cellania

Great links for your morning surfing!

Here's Why We Crave Sugar So Much

Kirstin Fawcett

We know that too much of the sweet stuff is bad for us, but it's hard not to get hooked.

Why PMS Makes Us Moody and Bloated

Kirstin Fawcett

It's not all in your head.

5 Questions: On the Drugstore Shelf

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19th-Century Reproductions of Pompeii Art Featured in New Book

Shaunacy Ferro

In the 1850s, brothers Fausto and Felice Niccolini began methodically documenting excavations of Pompeii and publishing their work.

8 of the Most Fascinating Cemeteries You Can Visit

Loren Rhoads

Whether you’re interested in rock ‘n’ roll, history, art, or medicine, the nameless or the famous, here's where to go.

14 Facts About ‘The Last House on the Left’

Eric D Snider

Master of horror Wes Craven directed more than two dozen films over the course of his 40-year career—and they all trace their roots back to 'The Last House on the Left.'

Psychologists Say Micro-Managing May Shorten Employees’ Lifespans

Kate Horowitz

A forthcoming study found a link between autonomy at work, healthy habits, and living longer.

Grave Sightings: Wyatt Earp

Stacy Conradt

No, he isn't buried in Tombstone, Arizona.

A Crochet Carousel Turns an Art Exhibition Into a Playground

Shaunacy Ferro

The crochet artist Olek crafts a merry-go-round in Germany.

One Gene Mutation Links Three Mysterious, Debilitating Diseases

Kate Horowitz

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome are so obscure that most doctors have never heard of them.

Texas A&M Now Has Glow-in-the-Dark Bike Lanes

Shaunacy Ferro

They're solar powered.

3 Ways New Grads Can Build Good Credit From Nothing

Kristin Wong

How do you build good credit when you're just starting out? Follow these steps.