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The Story of 1995's Hippest Internet Cafe

Anna Green

Back then, no one knew what the @ symbol meant in the cafe's name.

Artist Creates Landscapes From Cut Up Postcards

Rebecca OConnell

These combinations of postcards create new worlds that we definitely want to visit.

Morning Cup of Links: Hurricanes A-Coming

Miss Cellania

Start the day with the best links right here!

9 Surprisingly Tasty Trail Mix Ingredients

Nina Pearlman

For seriously delicious snacking.

Infographic: The Ins and Outs of Dog Parenting

Kirstin Fawcett

Thinking of adopting a furry friend? Read this list of tips, stats, and advice first.

5 Questions: Since You've Been "-gon"

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How Modern Animators Use Incredible Visual Effects to Make Films Come to Life

Shaunacy Ferro

Behind the scenes of animation magic.

The 13 Most Interesting Comics of August

Rich Barrett

Each month, we’ll round up the most interesting comics, graphic novels, webcomics, digital comics and comic-related Kickstarters that we think you should check out.

How One Pilot's Sweet Tooth Helped Defeat Communism

the mag

The code name for the American mission: Operation Vittles.

What Happened to Wally Pipp After He Was Benched?

Lucas Reilly

Wally Pipp’s name is a darling cautionary tale. It’s a great story. Too bad it isn’t all true.

Answer These Trivia Questions From 15 Different Categories

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5 Tips for Cleaning Dirty Jewelry (Even That $5 Necklace)

Shaunacy Ferro

Bring the sparkle back to your accessories. 

Three-Day Weekends Are Good for the Environment

Anna Green

Working fewer hours may be good for both our mental health and the health of the planet.

Like Humans, Dogs Understand Both Tone and Vocabulary

Anna Green

Your beloved pup is paying attention both to what you say and how you say it.

Take a 360-Degree Virtual Tour of Five U.S. National Parks

Kirstin Fawcett

Kayak through Alaska's fjords, or explore New Mexico's caves.