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Friday Happy Hour: Have You Had a Pet that Changed Your Life?

Erin McCarthy

20 Offbeat Holidays and Anniversaries to Celebrate in March

Laura Turner Garrison

This year presents a month of March packed to the gills with traditional holidays—but here are some unusual holidays and memorable anniversaries the month has to offer.

Where Exactly Did the Russian Meteor Come From?

The Week

A scientific team from Colombia was able to trace back the explosive space rock's origins using "simple trigonometry."

At the Libraries: Shirley Not!

Miss Kathleen

The Late Movies: Guess the Theme 90

Mark Arminio

8 Absolutely Ridiculous Ways Comic Book Characters have been Brought Back from the Dead

The Week

Robin will be killed off in an upcoming issue of the Batman comic book series. If history is any guide, he'll be resurrected via an absurd plot device soon enough

One Witness to the Lincoln Assassination Might Have Been Alive During Your Lifetime

Matt Soniak

On April 12, 1956, Samuel J. Seymour died in his daughter’s home in Arlington, Virginia. This isn’t really noteworthy on its own. People die every day. Mr.

The Infamous Rigged Episode of "Twenty-One"

Chris Higgins

The Missing Links: Government Guidelines For Yeti Hunting

Colin Patrick

4 Invented Scents

Caisey Robertson

Sometimes perfume companies market their fragrances a little bit erroneously. Here are a few common scents that aren’t as accurate as you think.

7 Book Dedications that Basically Say "Screw You"

Arika Okrent

Not all authors' dedications are nice. Some—like these—are just plain mean.

9 Cute and Clever Snowmen

Miss Cellania

How to Build an Ice Hotel

Jessanne Collins

It’s a little more involved than those bootleg igloos you constructed as a kid!

Brain Game: Capital Letters

Sandy Wood

Why Did Eating Horsemeat Become Taboo?

Kevin Kampwirth

Despite the notion of horses as pets and companions, horsemeat is widely and willingly consumed in countries ranging from Mexico to China to Italy.