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The Missing Links: Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Colin Patrick

12 Animal Adjectives to Bolster Your Vocabulary

Judith B Herman

You know some other animal adjectives ending in -ine: feline (catlike), canine (doggy) and bovine (cow like). How many more are there? A herd, a flock, a whole bunch. Here’s a dozen.

The Disney Songbook: Richard Sherman and Alan Menken in Concert

Stacy Conradt

Wednesday is New Comics Day

Rich Barrett

Every Wednesday, I highlight the five most exciting comic releases of the week. The list may include comic books, graphic novels, digital comics and webcomics.

14 Language Facts from the U.S. Census Bureau

Arika Okrent

With the 1980 census, a three-part question was adopted that applied to everyone, giving a more complete picture of language in the U.S.

22 Things You Might Not Know About Hawaii

Amanda Green

Hau`oli la Hanau, Hawaii! Yes, you read that right. It was only 54 years ago today that Hawaii became part of the U.S. Let's celebrate with 22 facts about the Aloha State.

28 Foods Named After People

Stacy Conradt

How to Tell If Someone’s Lying

Unfortunately, no one’s nose grows when they bend the truth, so it can be hard to tell when someone’s playing you for a fool. Follow these cues, though, and you’ll become a human polygraph in no time.

Are We Still Worried About the Bermuda Triangle?

the mag

The Late Movies: The Best of Bo Obama

Erica Palan

The 7 Best Worker-Training Music Videos

The Week

From a corporate take on "Beat It" to a verse on the best way to pour coffee.

The Missing Links: Really Bad Band Breakups

Colin Patrick

9 Famous Works Written in Exile

Erik van Rheenen

Sometimes it helps to get away.

10 Modern Variations on Macaroni and Cheese

Miss Cellania

Grave Sightings: Joseph Schlitz, Brewing Magnate

Stacy Conradt

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

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