College Weekend

Every once in a while, we hand over the keys to college and graduate students. Here's what they've come up with in the past.

What is a 'Meme'?
8 of History's Greatest Cat Ladies
Chindōgu: The Art of Unuseless
Why Do Some Coffees Have Bubbles on Top?
10 Reasons Babies Are Tiny Superhumans
6 Types of Witches From Around the World
A Brief History of Nylon
Can Too Much Spicy Food Burn Off Your Taste Buds?
The Secret Pastimes of 7 Famous Philosophers
How the Civil War Broke Up the Camel Corps
How Musicians Put Hidden Images in Their Songs
Why Can't Some Men Grow Facial Hair?
Talk Like The Dude: 10 Big Words from ‘The Big Lebowski’
6 Signs That Reality is Catching Up with Science-Fiction
Why Do Hollywood Movies Cost so Much to Make?
13 University-Sanctioned Paranormal Research Projects
9 of The Most Pointlessly Expensive Items You Can Buy
10 Really Weird Pieces of Classical Music
Do You Really Have to Wait an Hour to Swim After Eating?
The Fascinating Origins of 10 Everyday Color Words
10 of Shakespeare's Best Dirty Jokes
Why Do We Put Money into Piggy Banks?
4 Pieces of Modern Art and a Monkey
5 Things You Didn't Know About the NYC Subway (not relating to that mysterious smell)
A Wee Irish Castle Quiz
TV Characters Who Suffered from Chuck Cunningham Syndrome
How Much Do You Really Know About the Presidential Candidates?
When Nuns Meet Sports
The Stories Behind Your Favorite Cereal Mascots
4 Secret Societies You (Probably) Don't Know About
College Weekend: The Application Process
The Origins of Your Favorite Video Game Friends
That Kid From Superbad Ain't Got Nothing On Me
5 Mind-Numbingly Long Movies
4 Lost Civilizations (and what might have happened to them)
5 Unusual Shoe Partnerships
4 Scientific Breakthroughs Happening Right Now
Don't Miss: The Amazing Fact Generator
College Weekend: The Application Process
6 Curious College Donations
4 Celebrity Band Geeks
10 Cool College Landmarks


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