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Show & Tell: Visconti Tarot Cards

Rebecca Onion

Created by a paranoid duke, these cards were used for entertainment, not mystical divination.

Arrange These Classic Works of Literature by Age

Take the quiz!

9 Extreme Super Bowl Party Recipes

Miss Cellania

Try something different to impress your guests this Super Bowl Sunday!

The Missing Links: The Greatest Super Bowl Gate-Crasher of All Time

Colin Patrick

This Breathalyzer Can Detect Tiny Traces of Chemical Compounds

Anna Green

Researchers are developing a breath analyzer that can sniff out illegal drugs and other chemicals.

Watch a New Documentary on Stanley Kubrick’s Early Days

Rudie Obias

Before ‘Full Metal Jacket,’ ‘A Clockwork Orange,’ or ‘2001,’ there was ‘Stanley Kubrick: The Lost Tapes.’

10 Surprising Secrets From Los Angeles History

Sam McPheeters

Secret tunnels, forgotten street plans, and the origins of Doritos.

Oral History: The Strangest Super Bowl Halftime Show Ever

Jake Rossen

With a 3-D 'Moonlighting' episode canned, Coca-Cola was sitting on 26 million pairs of glasses. Enter the 1989 Super Bowl—and Elvis Presto.

The Best (and Worst) Cities For Job Growth

Andrew LaSane

The top and bottom ten metro cities in terms of job creation.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Odd news stories from the past week you may have missed.

Remains of Powerful Women Uncovered at Stonehenge

Kate Horowitz

Archaeologists say it’s wrong to assume the neolithic monument was a boys' club.

On the Origins of Sports: The Early Rules of Football

Excerpted from On the Origin of Sports by Gary Belsky and Neil Fine (Artisan Books).

London Metro Station Evacuates Due to Unexploded World War II Bomb

Kirstin Fawcett

The Tube and mainline rail stations were later reopened.

Did Head Injuries Cause Henry VIII’s Bad Behavior?

Kate Horowitz

Henry sustained at least three major blows to the head; after the third, historians say, the Tudor king became violent and erratic.

8 Things You Might Not Know About Cheerios

Suzanne Raga

Before BuzzBee, there were a slew of famous animated Cheerios lovers.

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