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


The Most Popular Amazon Deals We've Found This Year

Smart Shopping Team

Since our Smart Shopping Team began hunting for great deals earlier this year, they've hit on quite a few that readers have loved.

36 Celebrities Who Served Our Country

Stacy Conradt Jill Harness Jens T Carstensen

Here are a few famous faces who have served the red, white, and blue.

The Mysterious Death of Christopher Marlowe

Stacy Conradt

On May 30, 1593, the writer arrived at a lodging house for drinks with friends and never emerged.

Morning Cup of Links: 'Roots' Tonight

Miss Cellania

Check out these awesome links!

5 Rejected Designs for the Lincoln Memorial

Stacy Conradt

The National Mall would have looked much different if one of these had made the cut.

The 1909 Cherry Mine Disaster

Miss Cellania

A 1909 fire at the Cherry mine in Illinois killed 259 men and three dozen mules.

6 Kid-Tested Ways to Build Lasting Friendships

Presented by American Family.

10 Things to Remember About Memorial Day

David Holzel

Memorial Day is more than just a three-day weekend and a chance to get the year's first sunburn.

Video: NPR Asks Astronauts Your Questions

Chris Higgins

"I definitely dreamed weightless...And then I would dream that way when I got home." -Cady Coleman, NASA astronaut

11 Surprising Facts About ‘The Room’

Mark Mancini

Tommy Wiseau’s unexpected cult hit is known as “the ‘Citizen Kane’ of bad movies.”

This Room-Sharing Service Wants to Be Airbnb for Older Travelers

Michele Debczak

The Freebird Club caters to clients ages 50 and older.

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Making Linseed Oil Paint From Scratch

Chris Higgins

Watch this painter make paint the old-fashioned way.

25 Facts About the Indy 500

On this week's List Show, John Green shares some facts about one of his favorite subjects—the Indy 500!

The Best Amazon Deals We Found This Week

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, we share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. These items were the ones that were the most popular with our readers this week, and they’re still available.