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Weekend Links: Rallying for Dwarf Planets

Roma Panganiban

Explaining the Magic Yellow First-Down Line

Ethan Trex

If you attend a Super Bowl party on Sunday, you’ll probably hear at least one casual football viewer ask, “How do they get that yellow first-down line on the field?” While “magic” is a fine answer in

What's the Correct Pronunciation of February?

Arika Okrent

In the United States, the most common pronunciation is feb-yoo-air-ee.

4 Real Life Dinos Used to Make Jurassic World's Hybrid

Mark Mancini

Fall of the South: Congress Passes Thirteenth Amendment

Erik Sass

For the next few months, we'll be covering the end of the Civil War, exactly 150 years later. This is the first installment of this series.

Grace Hopper, The Queen of Code

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: Cooking—For Men!

Roma Panganiban

Watch People Fly a Brain-Controlled Helicopter

Alvin Ward

Use your head.

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Canadian Whisky

Clair McLafferty

17 Things You Can Watch Instead of the Super Bowl

Stacy Conradt

Even though 111.5 million viewers tuned in to watch the Super Bowl last year, not everyone is interested in the super-hyped spectacle.

21 Super Facts About the Seattle Seahawks

Mark Mancini

15 Gene Hackman Quotes for His 85th Birthday

Erin McCarthy

The Missing Links: Behind the Scenes with Penn & Teller

Colin Patrick

See This Adorable Baby Acquire Sign Language Through Rhythm And Rhyme

Arika Okrent

What Now-Defunct Technology Did You Enthusiastically Embrace?

Jason English

On Fridays, we ask a bunch of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

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