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How Did Caesarean Sections Get Their Name?

Matt Soniak

Reader Alistair wrote in wondering about the supposed origins of C-Sections: “Was Julius Caesar really born this way and is it the origin of the medical procedure?”

Morning Cup of Links: The Best Jobs of 2013

Miss Cellania

The Late Movies: "Georgia on My Mind"

Chris Higgins

5 Surprising Uses for Stilts

Joy Lanzendorfer

Most people think of stilts as something for circuses and kiddie parties, but they’ve been used in a number of strange ways since ancient times.

The Missing Links: An Amazing Lightshow Video Game

Colin Patrick

The 10 Most Often Butchered Song Lyrics

Jennifer M Wood

Elton loves Tony, Sting broke his nose, and other lies music taught us.

How Playing Tetris Could Help Fix A Lazy Eye

The Week

One in 50 children are born with a condition called amblyopia, in which the vision in one eye fails to develop properly, resulting in what's commonly called a lazy eye.

7 Ways We Could Tell That AP Tweet was a Fake

Arika Okrent

On Tuesday the twitter feed of the Associated Press was hacked, and a fake tweet about President Obama being injured in an explosion at the White House was sent out.

Making a Peanut Butter & Honey Sandwich in Space

Chris Higgins

John Green Defines Every Acronym Ever*

Jason English

So that's what it stands for!

16 Obviously Insane Things We’ll Never Do Again (and the Valuable Life Lessons We Learned Along the Way)

the mag

We asked 16 of our favorite artists, authors, and astronauts to tell us about something terrifying and thrilling that they’d never do again. Here's what they learned.

How Does the FCC Find Naughty Language?

Matt Soniak

It was a banner weekend for F-bombs. In Boston last Saturday, Red Sox designated hitter David “Big Papi” Ortiz dropped one into a pre-game speech, saying “This is our f***ing city.

The Late Movies: Watch How Hard Coca-Cola Tried to Market New Coke

Erica Palan

World War I Centennial: Montenegro Takes Scutari, Austria-Hungary Threatens War

Erik Sass

Bates Motel Recap, Episode Six: The Truth

Stacy Conradt

Lots of stuff starting to unravel on Bates this week—including at least one plot line I figured would be in play for the whole season. Let’s get to it.