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A Brief History of Princess Leia’s Buns

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

George Lucas claims that Princess Leia's iconic buns are from turn-of-the-century Mexico, but our investigation into the matter tells a different story.

What Does 170-Year-Old Champagne Taste Like?

Rebecca OConnell

Would you guess cheesey?

The Sounds of Silence: Capturing the Disappearing Noise of Nature

Hannah Keyser

5 Questions: Super "Powers"

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The Supergroup That Never Got To Rock

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8 Surprising Facts and Misconceptions About Recycling

Kelly Bryant

Famous Movie Quotes

Automatic for the People: Remembering the Automat Restaurants

Bill DeMain

Long before fast food chains invaded the city, New York’s favorite place to grab a quick lunch was the Automat.

20 Adult Camps for the Young At Heart

Sonia Weiser

When a presidential candidate says adults in America are suffering from a "fun deficit," you know it's time to take the issue seriously.

The Wood That Fights Fire

the mag

15 Things You Should Know About Georgia O’Keeffe

Kristy Puchko

Watch High-Speed MRI Images of Someone Singing "If I Only Had a Brain"

Erin McCarthy

Strange States: Pennsylvania's Big Mac Museum

Rob Lammle

What’s the Difference Between Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr.?

Kara Kovalchik

The signs and menus look exactly alike—down to that cheery little star—but are they the same restaurant?

10 Moody Facts About 'Jane Eyre'

Joy Lanzendorfer