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Winston Churchill's Guide to Work-Life Balance

the mag

Some experts advise a healthy separation between work and play. Churchill had other ideas.

10 Onomatopoeia for World Travelers

Arika Okrent the mag

English is full of words whose sounds suggest their meaning. But other languages have their own ways of representing the noises we hear.

11 Old Golf Rules That No Longer Exist

Nick Greene

Golf may be a game deeply rooted to the past, but many of its rules have either changed or been eliminated altogether over the centuries.

8 Fun Facts About the Valyrian Language of 'Game of Thrones'

Arika Okrent

Weekend Links: Beautiful, but Deadly

Roma Panganiban

Utterly Spoiler-Free 'Game of Thrones' Preview

Chris Higgins

Season 5 starts tonight. We're not saying who's dead, who's alive, or what happens. But our little birds are whispering.

56 Acronyms and Initials All Spelled Out

Jason English

So that's what it stands for!

Marijuana Use Around the World

Alvin Ward

It's not the Netherlands.

Watch a 1937 Film on the Future of Industry

Caitlin Schneider

Weekend Links: How to Send a Message in a Bottle

Roma Panganiban

9 Creative Alternatives to the Business Card

Therese Oneill The Week

Name the Cities From Huey Lewis's "Heart of Rock 'n' Roll"

11 Dapper Facts About the Masters’ Green Jacket

Alvin Ward

They may not be the height of fashion, but the green jacket Augusta National awards to the winner of the Masters tournament is one of sports’ most revered prizes.

This Sunday: 'Silicon Valley,' Season 2

Chris Higgins

Tragedy, comedy, money troubles, and more female characters. Tune in Sunday night.

The 1000-Mile Hike That Shaped the National Park Service

the mag

When an accident robbed John Muir of his sight, he gained a vision that shaped the National Park Service.

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