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A super-skimmable daily digest filled with crazy, fun stories.


Two Rare Sumatran Tiger Cubs Were Born in London This Week

Anna Green

Two Sumatran tigers at the ZSL London Zoo became the proud parents of twins this week.

12 Facts You Need to Know About Bryan Adams

Erika Berlin

His first record contract was worth $1.

What’s the Right Way to Make a Jack Rose?

Clair McLafferty

In the cocktail world, a memorable name and an intriguing backstory make a drink stand out. The Jack Rose, a simple cocktail with a somewhat straightforward name, has both.

Light Pollution Could Be Affecting When Spring Starts

Shaunacy Ferro

A UK study finds that trees in bright urban areas bud 7.5 days earlier than trees in rural areas.

10 Amazing Facts About Alexander Graham Bell

Luke Spencer

The telephone was invented for love.

Canada's Trippy History of LSD Therapy

Jake Rossen

In the 1950s, Saskatchewan was home to a group of doctors who had an answer for alcoholism: tons of acid.

The 20 Most Expensive Neighborhoods for Renters in the U.S.

Anna Green

You can probably guess the city that took the number one spot.

Why Is Cheese So Expensive in Canada?

Michele Debczak

It’s all thanks to a little something called supply management.

Retrobituaries: The Great Farini, Canada's Most Fascinating Man

Don Rauf

For William Leonard Hunt, life was a high wire act.

9 Ways to Sneak Physical Activity Into Your Daily Routine

Kirstin Fawcett

Make the most of your limited hours with these creative fitness tips.

The First TV Commercial Aired 75 Years Ago Today

Jake Rossen

And it was mercifully brief.

AI Achieves Near-Human Detection of Breast Cancer

Jordan Rosenfeld

When the AI's interpretation was combined with human assessments, the cancer detection accuracy rate approached 100 percent.

Oxford English Dictionary Adds ‘ROFL’ and ‘Scooby Snacks’

Shaunacy Ferro

1000 new words were added in this latest update.

Philadelphia's Brilliant New Crime Deterrent: Glow-in-the-Dark Murals

Kirstin Fawcett

You can check out "Electric Street," by artists David Guinn and Drew Billiau, on Percy Street in South Philadelphia.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

News stories that fall outside the norm.