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The Way to Lincoln’s Heart: Mary Todd’s Courting Cake

Stacy Conradt

It’s common knowledge among Lincoln historians that Mary Todd had a “courting cake” that she baked for Abe while they were dating after buying the recipe from her favorite bakery in Lexington, Kentuck

Star Trek Bloopers

Chris Higgins

Brain Game: Top of the Key

Sandy Wood

What Happens to Your Brain When You Fall in Love?

Andrew Koltonow

Falling in love is one of the best feelings in the world.

Morning Cup of Links: Hearts, Love, and Sex

Miss Cellania

Animals Taking Baths

Chris Higgins

The Missing Links: Thoughts on Cosby Sweaters

Colin Patrick

8 People Who Owe Everything to a Breakup

Amanda Green

Nietzsche—and Kelly Clarkson—said it best: "What doesn't kill you makes you stronger." These 8 people might not have amounted to much, if they hadn't had their hearts broken.

101 Masterpieces: The Feminine Mystique

the mag

Before Betty Friedan could escape her marriage, she had to start a revolution.

Bee City: A Kooky, Sweet Educational Film

Chris Higgins

FDR's Weather Machine

the mag

Franklin Roosevelt wasn’t a president who took climate change lightly.

Amazing Bridges that Save Wildlife

Jill Harness

How Long Does DNA Last?

Roma Panganiban

Retrobituaries: Jack Cover, Inventor of the Taser

David W Brown

You might not know Jack Cover, but you’re probably familiar with the Taser, a device he invented to help stop airplane hijackings.

Morning Cup of Links: Funny Food Failures

Miss Cellania