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6 Dictionary Mysteries You Can Help Solve

Arika Okrent

Maybe you can help! Here are six appeals from the OED.

Hairspray: Where Are They Now?

Stacy Conradt

Ah, 1988.

The Last Ice Merchant

Chris Higgins

Rare Full Color Photos From World War II

Jill Harness

Life magazine recently released a gallery of the VIII Bomber Command soldiers working on their planes, many of which were never published up until now.

The Few, The Proud…Bea Arthur? 15 Surprising Celebrity Marines

Jens T Carstensen

You might be surprised to learn these men and women served in the Marines.

Why Do Tornados Frequently Hit Oklahoma City?

Jessica Bloustein Marshall

Oklahoma City holds the dubious distinction of being the unofficial Tornado Capital of the United States. The U.S.

Morning Cup of Links: Jägermeister Chicken Tacos

Brian Abrams

This Rescued Squirrel Is Quite The Artist

Jill Harness

Plight of the Living Dead: 10 Case Reports of Cotard’s Syndrome

Matt Soniak

First reported in the 1700s, the disorder that's also called "Walking Corpse Syndrome" is still a mystery.

Carl Sagan Puts Human History in Context

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: Super Sand Sculptures

Roma Panganiban

20 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in June

Laura Turner Garrison

Plenty of excuses to party this month!

Weekend Links: An All-American Cheese-Rolling Hero

Roma Panganiban

The Late Movies: Remembering the Johnstown Floods

Erica Palan

5 Fun Ways TV Characters Celebrate Real Holidays

Jill Harness

Television characters are always coming up with new and exciting ways to celebrate traditional holidays.