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9 Little Translation Mistakes That Caused Big Problems

Arika Okrent

Knowing how to speak two languages is not the same thing as knowing how to translate.

11 Words and Phrases Popularized by Teddy Roosevelt

Mark Mancini

Contrary to his well-known slogan “speak softly and carry a big stick,” Theodore Roosevelt was hardly one to speak softly.

Last Week's Most Popular Stories

Jason English

Weekend Links: A Helium Balloon Bridge

Allison Keene

9 Very Specific Rules From Real Libraries

John Brandon

We've all seen signs banning cell phones, food, and drinks. But these rules cover issues that might not be common to all libraries.

How to Cross the Road in the UK, 1948

Chris Higgins

Vintage British Films Teach Hanky Etiquette

Chris Higgins

This Fish Needs A Floating "Wheelchair" to Get Around

Jill Harness

What if one of your beloved pets couldn't get around anymore, would you do whatever it takes to ensure he lived a happy life for the rest of his days?

Weekend Links: Nerdy Gadgets That Make Great Gifts

Allison Keene

The Late Movies: Life's A Zoo

Caisey Robertson

This Happened

Jason English

7 Seinfeld Plots That Happened in Real Life

Lauren Hansen

These people have played out Seinfeld moments in real life.

The Missing Links: We Could Have Had A Robot

Colin Patrick

11 Geeky Snow Creations We Love

Jill Harness

Whether snowmen, snow sculptures, or something that lands strangely in the middle, these snow structures are some of the most delightfully geeky ones out there.

Friday Happy Hour: What Was the Worst Part of Your Worst Job?

Jason English