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Chat With an African Penguin in a Google Hangout

Rebecca OConnell

If you have ever wanted to ask a penguin something, now is your chance!

Finish These Dr. Seuss Titles

9 Bizarre Objects Owned By Henry VIII

Paul Anthony Jones

The most famous king in British history owned some very unusual curiosities indeed.

The Missing Links: LEGO-ize Your Pictures

Colin Patrick

15 Electrifying Facts About the Fender Stratocaster

Chris M. Junior

More than six decades after its introduction, the Fender Stratocaster is still one of rock 'n' roll’s most iconic electric guitars.

Surtsey Island's Mysterious Plant Invader

Stacy Conradt

Scientists didn't know what to make of the greenery that popped up on the remote island.

15 Common Expressions Younger Generations Won't Understand

Arika Okrent

Here are 15 etymologies to answer the questions of future English speakers. Because the future is already here.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

12 Photos of 20th Century Lunch Time

Sonia Weiser

Your Phone Could Soon Tell You When It's Time to Change Your Baby's Diaper

Hannah Keyser

15 Huge Facts About 'Big'

Roger Cormier

It wasn't all fun and giant pianos behind the scenes of this age-changing classic.

Find the Matching Elements and State Abbreviations

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How 'Small Wonder' Programmed Itself Into a Hit

Jake Rossen

Vicki the Robot turns 30.

The Time Florida Accidentally Honored James Earl Ray—Instead of Jones—on MLK Day

Stacy Conradt

What should have been a lovely tribute ended up being a horrific homage.

14 Things You Might Not Know About 'Nineteen Eighty-Four'

Michael Arbeiter

Even if you’ve already read about Winston Smith’s struggle against Big Brother, there are a few facts, stories, and theories about the novel that are worth a closer look.

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