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Venetia Burney: The 11-Year-Old Girl Who Named Pluto

Daven Hiskey

On March 14, 1930, 11-year-old Venetia Burney and her family were eating breakfast at their home in Oxford, England, discussing the biggest news of the day: The discovery of a new planet.

The Missing Links: Mind-Boggling Lego Riddles

Colin Patrick

The Muppets Return "Again!" to Theaters in 2014

Chris Higgins

9 Periodic Table Parodies

Miss Cellania

It's been almost two years since I've done a roundup of periodic tables (and six years since I posted the first one).

20 Words We Owe to William Shakespeare

Roma Panganiban

No high school English curriculum is complete without a mandatory dose of William Shakespeare.

The Art of Reviling: 10 Tips for Criticizing People More Effectively

Arika Okrent

Here are the keys to becoming a master reviler, courtesy of a Chinese scholar in the early 20th century.

Music History #17: "Heroes"

Bill DeMain

Brain Game: Roman Around

Sandy Wood

Morning Cup of Links: Dug, the Dapper Dino

Miss Cellania

6 Rock 'n Roll Urban Legends—Debunked!

Kara Kovalchik

Neil Gaiman Drops Knowledge

Chris Higgins

The Missing Links: Presidential Movie Monsters

Colin Patrick

Rare Vintage Photos of Early 20th Century Paris

Bryan Dugan

In 1903, with a little help from the potato, the Brothers Lumière revolutionized color photography.

From Ant to City and Beyond: A History of All Things Sim

Rob Lammle

With a new SimCity coming soon, let's look back at the Sim franchise.

Moonrise in New Zealand

Chris Higgins