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The Late Movies: All You Need is Love

Erica Palan

The Curious Tradition of Valentine's Day Hate Mail

Stacy Conradt

In the mid-1800s, vinegar valentines were a popular way to burn that special someone in your life.

10 Things You Might Not Know About North Korea

David W Brown

Get to know the country on the other side of that multi-kiloton nuclear bomb that was tested yesterday.

How You Can Help Name Pluto's Two New Moons

The Week

P4 and P5 need new names. How does Cerberus sound? Or Styx?

The Missing Links: A Tribute to Every Best Picture Winner

Colin Patrick

6 Carnival Traditions from Around the World

Laura Steadham Smith

From the masked intrigues of Venice to the vibrant pulse of Rio de Janeiro, Carnival is celebrated the world over.

Bringing Science Fiction to Mardi Gras

Miss Cellania

Inside the World's Only Wildlife Forensics Lab

the mag

There’s only one lab equipped to handle crimes against nature. (Just don’t ask the scientists to find Bigfoot.)

Transhumanism vs. the Hedonic Treadmill via Futurama (!)

Chris Higgins

7 Less-than-Romantic Valentine's Day Promotions

Amanda Green

You can't buy love, but on Valentine's Day marketers want you to try. And they're offering bizarre, if not terrible, deals to entice you. But trust us.

Latina vivit: 7 Ways to Be Ready Next Time News Breaks in Latin

Arika Okrent

It's T-Shirt Tuesday!

Erin McCarthy

Iko iko wan dey: What Do the Words of the Mardi Gras Song Mean?

Arika Okrent

Brain Game: Worth M Words

Sandy Wood

6 Other Major Discoveries by the U.S. Geological Survey

David W Brown

Yesterday the USGS registered a 4.9 tremor in North Korea, suggesting the test of a nuclear bomb. Detecting nuclear tests is one of many missions for the USGS.