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45 Odd Facts About U.S. Presidents

Erin McCarthy

What's the Difference Between Table Salt and Kosher Salt?

Daven Hiskey

In truth, not much. The primary ingredient to both, not surprisingly, is sodium chloride. In fact, the U.S.

Brain Game: Green Beans

Sandy Wood

Bates Motel Recap, Episode 2: "Nice Town You Picked, Norma."

Stacy Conradt

The Late Movies: Happy Birthday, Leonard Nimoy!

Erica Palan

World War I Centennial: The Fall of Adrianople

Erik Sass

How Mondo Posters Get Made

Erin McCarthy

If you're a fan of movies, you've probably heard of Mondo, the Austin, Texas-based shop that creates incredibly artistic posters for movies that make typical one-sheets look like child'

The Missing Links: The Art of Movie Opening Titles

Colin Patrick

What the Internet Looked Like in 1995

Chris Higgins

The Longest Baseball Game Ever Played

Mark Mancini

Major League Baseball’s opening day, March 31, is approaching fast—but it’s the oft-overlooked minor leagues which witnessed one of the most improbable and historical games of all time.

10 Extreme Easter Eggs

Miss Cellania

11 Brilliant Scientist Tattoos

Jill Harness

We’ve brought you literary tattoos, math tattoos and librarian tattoos, but now it’s time to take a look at the tattoos of scientists.

Happy T-Shirt Tuesday!

Erin McCarthy

How Did "Jones" Come to Mean "Craving"?

Kara Kovalchik

Have you ever had a "Love Jones," or even a "Basketball Jones"? Do you occasionally jones for a “hot now” Krispy Kreme donut (only to find that store closed)?

Watch 24 Hours of Internet Activity Around the World in 8 Seconds

The Week

The animated map, from an anonymous researcher, is beautiful, mesmerizing — and made using highly illegal means