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


The Future Will Be Hangover-Free (Maybe)

Caitlin Schneider

A new synthetic drink promises to mimic the effects of traditional booze with none of the pesky side effects.

7 Cyclonic Facts About the Hurricane Highway

Dennis Mersereau

Here's how it works.

Canned Pumpkin Isn’t Actually Pumpkin

Anna Green

Cans of pumpkin puree are actually a range of squashes.

Halloween-Themed Cheeseburger Features a Bacon "Tongue"

Rudie Obias

It's also packaged inside a purple coffin-shaped box.

This 3D-Printed Jewelry Is Created From NASA’s Elevation Mapping Data

Rebecca OConnell

Wear Mt. Hood around your neck.

Morning Cup of Links: The Fate of Anastasia Romanov

Miss Cellania

Get your day started with these great links!

15 Amazing Animal Reunions

Miss Cellania

If these long-lost animals could talk, they’d have quite a story to tell.

Infographic: A Brief History of English Theater

Kirstin Fawcett

Get to know everyone from Richard Burbage to Kenneth Branagh.

5 Questions: Autumn "Leave"s

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How Much Would It Cost to Upgrade to a Larger Apartment?

Shaunacy Ferro

Depends on where you live.

Glory Day: Lancaster's Brief Stint as Our Nation's Capital

Ethan Trex

On this date in 1777—and only this date—the capital of the U.S. was in the heart of Amish Country.

5 Tips for Talking Politics at Work

Cara Newlon

It is possible to have productive conversations around politics with your coworkers.

Battles of Morval and Thiepval Ridge

Erik Sass

Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened. This is the 250th installment in the series.

15 Unexpected Facts About Military Research From Mary Roach’s 'Grunt'

Shaunacy Ferro

The U.S. military studies everything from uniform button placement to traveler's diarrhea to organ transplants with the same intense rigor.

Ample Hills Releases New Election Season Ice Cream Flavors

Anna Green

Ample Hills has created deliciously silly ice cream flavors called “Madam President” and “Make America Orange Again.”