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A New Kryptos Clue

A New Kryptos Clue

Disneyland's Christmas Tree

Disneyland's Christmas Tree


Morning Cup of Links: The Technology of Phone Calls

Miss Cellania

Two Short Films About JFK's Assassination

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: A Perfect Paper Airplane

Roma Panganiban

23 Facts About 'Steel Magnolias'

Jennifer M Wood

Grave Sightings: Zachary Taylor

Stacy Conradt

10 Crested Facts About Dilophosaurus

Mark Mancini

Let's take a closer look at Dilophosaurus, an off-kilter dino that 'Jurassic Park' turned into a Mesozoic celebrity.

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge with Gay Talese

Hannah Keyser

Why Are Liquor Bottles Sometimes Sealed With Wax?

Clair McLafferty

15 Sherlock Easter Eggs Straight From Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Dana Schwartz

Here are 15 references to the original stories that you might have missed.

The Unusual Syntax of “Sexiest Man Alive”

Arika Okrent

In the wake of People magazine’s announcement of its choice for this year’s “Sexiest Man Alive,” our thoughts, naturally, turn to the unusual syntax of this phrase.

The Missing Links: A New Kryptos Clue

Colin Patrick

Click the Mammals

An Interactive Map of Student Debt Per State

Rebecca OConnell

21 Rhetorical Devices Explained

Paul Anthony Jones

Rhetorical devices can transform an ordinary piece of writing into something much more memorable.

You Don’t Know Jack About Multiple Sclerosis (MS)