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Sex Parties, Scandal, and Booze: 5 Naughty Princesses

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

No one over the age of Disney really believes that being a princess is really all it's cracked up to be.

Q&A: Reading Rainbow's LeVar Burton

Erin McCarthy

For the past few years, LeVar Burton has been hard at work developing and promoting a Reading Rainbow app. But don't take our word for it: Read our interview with the host!

The Clemson Marching Band's Salute to Nintendo

Jason English

Last Thursday, the Clemson University Tiger Band put on a Nintendo-themed halftime show during the school's 55-31 win over Georgia Tech.

26 of Noah Webster’s Spelling Changes That Didn’t Catch On

Arika Okrent

Noah Webster produced a series of spelling books that dominated American classrooms for almost a century. But not all of his spellings caught on.

What Are the Most Important Historical Sites in the World?

You already know big name destinations like the Great Pyramids, Stonehenge, the Great Barrier Reef, Machu Pichu, and the Taj Mahal. But these lesser-known treasures are also worth the trip.

Why Do I Always Wake Up 5 Minutes Before My Alarm Goes Off?

Lucas Reilly

Lucas Reilly answers today's Big Question.

How to Become a LEGO Designer

Chris Higgins

The Only 5 Books You Need to Read on the Kennedy Assassination [Sponsored]

The Word of the Year Is Selfie

Arika Okrent

Every year, Oxford Dictionaries names a Word of the Year, the word “that is judged to reflect the ethos, mood, or preoccupations of that particular year and to have lasting potential as a word of cult

Morning Cup of Links: Pulp Fiction Facts

Miss Cellania

13 of the Weirdest Geek Tattoos Ever

Jill Harness

We’ve all seen plenty of geek tattoos before, but every now and again you run across one that really stands out not for its quality, but for its sheer weirdness.

The Missing Links: It Was All A Dark, Twisted Dream

Colin Patrick

Watch Sesame Street Take on The Hunger Games

Jason English

One thing missing from The Hunger Games: Cookie Monster. Today Sesame Street fixed that for us.

13 Fascinating Facts About Bees

Lucas Reilly

Sure, you know that bees pollinate our crops and give us honey. But there's so much more to these buzzing insects than that.

The Mystery of the Missing Money

Clay Wirestone

The Federal Reserve tells us that more than $1.2 trillion worth of paper money is in circulation. In fact, there is $3774 in cash for every American.

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