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

10 Scenic Facts About Central Park

Kirstin Fawcett

The urban park is one of America's most well-known attractions—but it still holds a few secrets.

Edison Showed Off the Phonograph 138 Years Ago Today

Chris Higgins

He hollered "Mary Had a Little Lamb" into it. And it hollered back!

30 Facts About Your Favorite Steven Spielberg Movies

1. Daniel Day-Lewis is the first actor to win an Oscar for one of Spielberg’s movies.

Were Medieval Books Written on Uteruses?

Kate Horowitz

Researchers found a clever way to test centuries-old manuscripts without damaging them: eraser crumbs.

A Quest to Document Northeast India's Amazing Root Bridges

Kirstin Fawcett

Pliable, strong overpasses are fashioned from trees—but they've never been documented in full.

Enos the Chimp, First Chimp in Orbit, 54 Years Ago Today

Chris Higgins

The story of Enos, second "space chimp," who launched 54 years ago today.

Happy Meat Day! And Other Japanese Pun Holidays You Didn’t Know You Were Missing

Ellen Freeman

A Look at a Brewery's Assembly Line From the Beer's Point of View

Rebecca OConnell

Ever wonder what it's like to be a can of beer?

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

'The Dark Knight,' 'The Eternaut,' and 'Apartment 3G.'

The Two Men Walking Every Block in NYC

Chris Higgins

What do you learn, ambling down thousands of miles of sidewalk?

22 Fun Facts About ‘Scrooged’

Jennifer M Wood

Of the many adaptations of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol,' only Richard Donner's big-screen version has got Bill Murray.

Take a Tour of a 'Tsunami-Proof' Capsule

Kirstin Fawcett

The spherical wooden structure was designed to protect individuals from giant waves.

25 Things You Should Know About Oklahoma City

Sara Morrow

11. Google Street view once caught Flaming Lips frontman—and proud Oklahoma City native—Wayne Coyne washing up in a bathtub in his front yard.

What Ever Happened to All Those Subway Cars We Dumped into the Atlantic?

Starre Vartan

For now, it appears that we’ve finally dumped something into the oceans that doesn’t seem to be hurting them.