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Vintage Photos of Female Sword Swallowers

Jill Harness

The Late Movies: Bill Cosby's Jell-O Pudding Commercials

Erica Palan

7 Facts About Hairballs

Amanda Green

April 26 is National Hairball Awareness Day. To celebrate, we've hacked up a few facts about everyone's least favorite cat treat.

The Missing Links: Don't Press That Button

Colin Patrick

Music History #23: "The Late Great Johnny Ace"

Bill DeMain

16 Amazing Stories About Trees

the mag

In honor of Arbor Day, we bring you lifesaving wood, the truth about cork, and a refuge for swamped spiders.

Pop Song Titles are Losing the Love

Arika Okrent

Love. It's the drug, and a battlefield, and a many splendored thing. It takes time, it will lead you back, and it don't cost a thing.

How Not to Blow Up Your Computer (in 1993)

Chris Higgins

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

8 Rare Books That Cost a Fortune

Danny Gallagher

Digital advancements such as the Internet, e-book readers and even your phone may have put a crimp in the sales of traditional book publishers, but they haven't been able to slow down the rare bo

Brain Game: How Do You Like Your Eggs?

Sandy Wood

How Does a Plastic Bag Fix a Buggy Credit Card?

Matt Soniak

Reader Amanda writes, “I was a cashier for a few years and when the register wouldn’t read a credit card, we would wrap the card in a plastic bag and run it through again and it would work.

Trailer Thursdays: McConaughey Drawls, Wahlberg Brawls, the <em>Wedding</em> Appalls

Stacy Conradt

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 98

Mark Arminio

20 Beautiful and Strange Bicycle Designs

Virginia C McGuire

It’s spring, and you should go outside. Why not go for a bike ride and turn some heads?