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

Remembering 'WKRP's' "Turkeys Away"

Jake Rossen

It's the best Thanksgiving special about misguided turkey delivery ever made.

How Are Balloons Chosen for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade?

Stacy Conradt

Tattoo Artist Bang Bang Collects Ink From His Celebrity Clients

Andrew LaSane

The New York-based artist shares his favorite tattoo stories in a new book.

This Bedding Lets Children Achieve Their Dreams of Becoming a Sith Lord

Rebecca OConnell

Little ones afraid of the dark (side) can also opt to snuggle up next to Chewbacca.

A Dutch Solar Bike Lane Produced Enough Energy to Power Homes for a Year

Shaunacy Ferro

Over the course of a year, one Dutch town's solar bike lanes have performed even better than expected.

4 Ways 3D Printing Could Take Thanksgiving to New Heights

Janet Burns

Popular Science’s totally gobble-able roundup of ways 3D printing could transform the Thanksgiving feast inspired us to dig up a few more.

The Theory of General Relativity Turns 100 Today

Janet Burns

It was the end result of a line of inquiry that led “not to a disavowal of Newton’s theory of gravitation, but to a sublimation or supplement of it,” as Einstein told The New York Times in 1919.

People Who Use Standing Desks Sit More at Home, Study Finds

Shaunacy Ferro

Don’t feel too bad about not hopping on the standing-desk trend.

10 Super Facts About Jessica Jones

Rudie Obias

Going back to the beginning of Netflix’s newest superhero.

Why Do Birds Fly?

Jordan Rosenfeld

Let’s talk about aerodynamics (air-oh-die-NAM-icks).

Biodegradable Bowls Find Use for Food Waste

Rebecca OConnell

Seed shaped bowls are made from food waste and become fertilizer when you're done.

2015 Will Likely Be the Warmest Year in Recorded History

Kirstin Fawcett

When global warming meets El Niño.

25 Amazing Facts About Iowa

Stacy Conradt

Learn more about the home of sliced bread, John Wayne, and the country's first female lawyer.

The Missing Links: A Hospital Memo on the Deaths of Kennedy and Oswald

Colin Patrick