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The Early Days of The Late Show

Colin Patrick

What's the Scariest Book You've Ever Read?

Jason English

On Fridays, I ask a series of questions to get a conversation going in the comments. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

The Strange Origins of 5 Iconic Fashions

Kathy Benjamin

Many of the basic fashions we take for granted today were popularized by people who were just a little bit bonkers.

Brain Game: X is to Y

Sandy Wood

Brain Game: Fun with Flags, Episode 15

Sandy Wood

How to Rip a Phone Book in Half

Our eight-part Be More Interesting series will teach you new skills to wow your friends. Today, Joey from Twitter shows host Max Silvestri how to rip a phone book in half.

Where Do the Clothes at Discount Stores Come From?

Amanda Green

Sometimes when clothing retailers love bargains (and bargain shoppers) very much, they forgo the traditional department store route and venture off-price.

6 Non-QWERTY Keyboard Layouts

Chris Stokel-Walker

Not everyone uses QWERTY keyboards! Here are six alternative layouts.

How Every School in the Preseason Top 25 Got Its Nickname

Scott Allen

As we head into the first college football weekend of the season, let's celebrate with a little history.

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 116

Mark Arminio

Handmade Pencil Pouches You Won't Find Just Anywhere

Jamie Spatola

Floss:Handmade Back-to-School Edition 1/3

7 Birthday Traditions from Around the World

Will McGough

Many cultures have long-standing traditional ways to celebrate birthdays that don’t involve a sugar rush.

The Missing Links: The Most Dangerous Amusement Park Ever

Colin Patrick

22 Vintage Popular Science Covers That Outlined the Future

Lucas Reilly

Since 1872, Popular Science has been on the cutting edge. From the fanciful to the dead-on, here are some of their most enjoyable covers.

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