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A Brief History of the Typewriter

Bryan Dugan

A new episode of Mad Men or a rare airing of Murder, She Wrote isn’t the only time to stare longingly at a beautiful, sleek typewriter.

Why Don't We Celebrate Washington's Birthday On His Birthday (And What About Lincoln)?

Jason Plautz

Happy Washington's Birthday! Oh, did you think we were celebrating Presidents' Day?

5 Other Americans Who Were Kinda, Sorta President

M Asher Cantrell

Students might not have to memorize these names when they're learning all the presidents, but these people were closer than a heartbeat away.

Morning Cup of Links: Presidential Trivia for Presidents' Day

Miss Cellania

Win Free T-Shirts for a Year!

Interspecies Yawns

Chris Higgins

11 Words and Phrases From <em>Downton Abbey</em> Season Three

Angela Tung

As we've been following the trials and tribulations of the Granthams, Angela Tung of Wordnik has been collecting interesting terms from the show.

Weekend Links: Cheesy Pick-Up Lines Involving Kale

Roma Panganiban

Parrots and Horses Reveal their Musical Preferences

Jill Harness

From classical and country to dub step and smooth jazz, humans have some drastically different opinions on music.

Weekend Links: Harry Potter Gets a Makeover

Roma Panganiban

Recreating a 1900-Year-Old Glass Fish

Chris Higgins

Friday Happy Hour: What's the Cutest Baby Animal You've Ever Seen?

Erin McCarthy

The Missing Links: Confounding Fortunes

Colin Patrick

How a Charm Bracelet Inspired the Monopoly Tokens

Stacy Conradt

No doubt you’ve heard that the Internet elected a new token to the Monopoly lineup—and it’s a cat.

5 Unusual Types of Yarn

Caisey Robertson

Clothing has to come from somewhere, and any seasoned knitter or crochet fanatic knows that the fibers your yarn is made from make a big difference when it comes to quality of the product.