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WWI Centennial


Name the US States That Contain Double Letters (The Same Letter Twice In A Row)

Why Does This YouTube Star Eat the Apples in Chernobyl?

Shaunacy Ferro

YouTuber Bionerd23's videos from the Exclusion Zone aim to show viewers how safe the nuclear disaster site can be these days.

Oglethorpe University's 'Crypt of Civilization'

Stacy Conradt

Not content to simply bury a box or a tube, the institution (and its president) buried an entire room.

Lowkey: A Word That's Lowkey Snuck Into Our Vocabulary

Gretchen McCulloch

How is language evolving on the internet? In this series on internet linguistics, Gretchen McCulloch breaks down the latest innovations in online communication.

14 Jobs You Didn’t Know Dryer Sheets Could Do

Amanda Green

Dryer sheets are designed to soften and freshen clothing, but they've got loads of other uses—and we've made a laundry list of them.

Turn-of-the-Century Germany in Color Photographs

Shaunacy Ferro

Beach days looked a lot different back then.

10 Creative Recipes to Make With Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Michele Debczak

Go beyond the traditional turkey sandwich this year.

An Arkansas Phone Booth Got on the National Register of Historic Places

Shaunacy Ferro

It is one of the earliest phone booth designs specifically for outdoor use.

9 Breathtaking German Castles

Miss Cellania

Take a virtual tour of some gorgeous German history.

Artist Creates Miniature Paintings on Seeds

Rebecca OConnell

Teensy-tiny art that fits on a pumpkin seed.

The Beautiful Science Behind a Bursting Balloon

Caitlin Schneider

The higher the pressure, the more dramatic the pop.

10 Things We Learned from the Discovery of King Tut Exhibition

Erin McCarthy

No Egyptian Pharaoh has fascinated modern people like Tutankhamun.

The Gobbledy Gooker: Wrestling's Most Bizarre Gimmick, 25 Years Later

Paul DeBenedetto

A debut so perplexing, it elicited angry boos from the crowd gathered to watch WWF's Survivor Series.

16 Things You Might Not Know About 'Mystery Science Theater 3000'

Jennifer M Wood

As it turns out, human beings can withstand a whole lot of bad acting, sloppy pacing, and ridiculous dialogue.

WWI Centennial: The New KKK

Erik Sass