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6 People Who Survived Their Own Executions

The Week Therese Oneill

In the past, people who survived judicial executions often did escape with their lives. It was often seen as an act of God and a declaration of innocence.

10 Things to Know About Gravity

Erin McCarthy

Director Alfonso Cua­rón’s latest film, Gravity, hits theaters today. The sci-fi flick is receiving rave reviews from critics and other filmmakers alike.

The Missing Links: Space, Visualized

Colin Patrick

10 Things the Queen of England Still Does for Canada

Kathleen Elise

You may have read recently about a recent ruling in Canada which stated it is constitutional to require would-be Canadians to take an oath to the Queen.

What Your Facebook Updates Say About Your Age

Arika Okrent

A recent study analyzed 15.4 million Facebook messages to find which words are used most often by people at different stages of life.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

What Did You Want to Be When You Grew Up?

Jason English

On Fridays, I ask a series of questions I hope will inspire discussion in the comments. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

Why is Junk Food So Addictive?

Caisey Robertson

Short answer: Because food companies have designed it to be that way.

How to Shave With a Straight Razor

Our Be More Interesting series will teach you new skills to wow your friends. Today, Max Silvestri learns to shave with a straight razor.

Morning Cup of Links: A Stunning Phaser

Miss Cellania

The Late Movies: Guess the Theme 122

Mark Arminio

6 Prodigies With Pacifiers

Kelly Carroll

Tiny prodigies that make us say, "Oh Baby, That's Smart!"

65 Amazing Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

Jason English

OK, "blow your mind" is a bit dramatic. But 65 Amazing Facts You'll Enjoy and Consider Mentioning to Your Friends didn't fit.

The Missing Links: 90210's Kelly and Donna to Team Up, Solve Mysteries

Colin Patrick

Happy Virus Appreciation Day!

Miss Cellania