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


15 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in July

Caitlin Schneider

In the month of our country's Independence, you're free to celebrate all kinds of unusual holidays.

9 Healthy Alternatives to Your BBQ Favorites

Presented by Allstate.

How Your Workout Gear Could Be Bad For Your Health

Jake Rossen

Stretching the time spent in your workout clothes might be doing more harm to your health than good.

The 7 Most Canadian Superheroes Ever

Karen Rocznik

They’ve battled supernatural villains, Nazi invaders, and American corporate influence.

Replace the Word 'Very' with One of These 128 Modifiers

Kirstin Fawcett

We're really, truly, highly interested in helping you improve that lazy vocabulary.

A Robot Lawyer Helped People Get Out of 160,000 Parking Tickets

Shaunacy Ferro

DoNotPay has won 64 percent of its cases in London and New York.

Adnan Syed of 'Serial' Is Getting a New Trial

Shaunacy Ferro

A Baltimore judge granted Syed a new trial in the 2000 murder of his ex-girlfriend, which garnered widespread interest when it became the subject of the podcast 'Serial.'

Pastagate: How Pasta Fooled the Québécois Language Police

Sean Hutchinson

Quebec has created public organizations meant to uphold particular cultural characteristics—and sometimes they might go a little too far.

Scientists Find 100-Million-Year-Old Wings Beautifully Preserved in Amber

Kate Horowitz

Excited researchers estimate the feathered wings are at least 100 million years old.

14 Pretty Far Out Facts About 'Flight of the Conchords'

Roger Cormier

The one-of-a-kind HBO series went off the air in 2009, but a movie is on the horizon.

Opera Star’s Skeleton Shows Evidence of Castration, Singing Career

Kate Horowitz

Researchers say the childhood castration and subsequent opera career of 19th-century singer Gaspare Pacchierotti left permanent marks on his skeleton.

An Australian Woman is Weaving Pet Hair Into Clothing

Anna Green

Marion Wheatland wants to turn your beloved pup’s fur into a luxurious coat.

Canada's Longest-Serving Prime Minister Might Have Been Its Strangest

Don Rauf

William Lyon Mackenzie King may have gotten some of his best advice from dead people, his dogs, and …. shaving cream.

It's Asteroid Day

David W Brown

“One of the major threats to intelligent life in our universe," said Stephen Hawking, "is a high probability of an asteroid colliding with inhabitable planets.”

A Clean Break: San Francisco Bans Styrofoam Products

Anna Green

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to ban polystyrene foam.