The Missing Links: The Story of Times Square Costumed Characters

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Tyler Merbler

“I Never Imagined I’d Be Doing This.”

You don’t see "Times Square costumed character" at Career Day. Here is the story behind the people who don costumes in NYC’s tourist mecca.

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How well do you know the national parks?

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Just Put That Anywhere

Learn about the psychology that drives us to litter.

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Love At First Photobomb

A bride is discovered in the background of one of her husband’s family photographs taken 11 years before they met when they lived nowhere near one another. Now that cameras are everywhere, we might start seeing cases like this more often.

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Explain the Pain

This article details the most painful torture devices of the Middle Ages.

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Right on the Money

Take a look at 29 charts that explain the financial lives of Americans.

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The Geography of Hate

This map shows which sports teams are reviled in each different pocket of America and the world.

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