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26 First Names That Ended up in the Dictionary

Paul Anthony Jones

Sometimes, through some quirk of etymology—and sometimes entirely by coincidence—first names like these find their way into the dictionary as words in their own right, and end up ultimately taking on

Who Did It: Dr. Seuss or a Dr. Seuss Character?

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Dr. Seuss was famous for his quirky characters, silly settings, and invented vernacular. What many people don’t know is that Theodor Geisel was almost as eccentric as the fantastical fiction he wrote. Can you guess which things Dr. Seuss characters did, and which things Dr. Seuss himself did?

8 Real-Life Locations That Inspired Disney Places (And One That Didn't)

Stacy Conradt

Ever watch a Disney movie and feel slightly disappointed that you’ll never be able to visit those wondrous, fantastical places?

Why Does the Other Line Always Seem to Be Moving Faster?

Hannah Keyser

Because it probably is.

Creating the Lightsaber Sound

Chris Higgins

Morning Cup of Links: AMNH's Adults-Only Sleepover

Rebecca OConnell

5 Questions: Quality

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Eye Tests That Look Like Magic

Alvin Ward

Seeing is believing!

Adorably Perplexed Kids React to Typewriters

Alvin Ward

"Please tell me there's a copy and paste button."

Weekend Links: Uncensored Children’s Book Reviews

Roma Panganiban

One Hour of Q&A with the MythBusters

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: Superhero Science

Roma Panganiban

Grave Sightings: Patty Smith Hill

Stacy Conradt

After realizing that there are a lot of taphophiles (cemetery and/or tombstone enthusiasts) out there, I’m finally putting my photo library of interesting tombstones to good use.

WWI Centennial: France Mobilizes, Germany Declares War on Russia

Erik Sass

10 Predatory Facts About Albertosaurus

Mark Mancini

This week, we’re shining our spotlight on the imposing Albertosaurus, one of T. rex’s best-known cousins.

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