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The Week

The magazine that tells you all you need to know about everything that matters.

News
Nordstrom is Selling Jeans Covered in Fake Dirt. They Cost $425.
Weather
It Was the Same Temperature in Cairo and Antarctica Today
Animals
Meet Quincy: Colorado's Cutest Paperboy
Food
This $18,000 Machine Promises the Perfect Cup of Coffee
Movies
'Star Wars' Spin-Off Director Wants You to Know Han Definitely Shot First
Travel
Would You Get On This Extremely Unlucky Airplane?
Museums
George Lucas's Museum of Narrative Art Will Be Built in Los Angeles
News
Can You Spot the Problem With This Newspaper's Front Page?
Music
Read the Beautiful Letter Frank Sinatra Wrote to George Michael
Words
Everyone Really Hates the Word "Whatever"
List
Diagnosing the 'Home Alone' Burglars' Injuries: A Professional Weighs In
News
Watch a Man Steal $1.6 Million Worth of Gold in the Middle of Manhattan
News
Take a Once-in-a-Lifetime Look Inside the Tomb Where Jesus Was Supposedly Buried
News
California's Chances of Having a Major Earthquake Next Week Just Went Up
News
Survivors of the Aurora Shooting Have to Pay at Least $700,000 to Theater Chain
The Week
American Girl Debuts a Diabetic Care Kit for Dolls
History
A Brief History of the Guy Fawkes Mask
List
10 Mnemonic Tricks for Never Forgetting Anything Again
The Week
The Original Viral Cat Photographer
The Week
Prison Debate Team Victorious Over Harvard Champs
List
6 Vintage Games We Should Bring Back
Fun
6 Bizarre Museums You Can Visit From The Comfort Of Your Desk
The Week
9 Creative Alternatives to the Business Card
List
4 Benefits of Writing by Hand
The Week
9 Bizarre and Endearing Inventions From 100 Years Ago
The Week
5 Delightful Science Experiments From 100 Years Ago
The Week
8 Surprisingly Fun Games Uncle Sam Told Soldiers to Play in 1943
The Week
Is Smelling Farts Good for You?
The Week
9 Delightful Recipes From the 1950s You Should Make with Your Kids Today
The Week
Why Don't Octopuses Get Stuck to Themselves?
The Week
8 How-To Books From 100 Years Ago That Are Still (Sort of) Useful
The Week
12 Things You Didn't Know Were Named After People
The Week
How Rain Helped the Mongols Conquer Asia
The Week
Elks, Shriners and Masons: How 6 "Old Man" Frats Got Their Names and Symbols
The Week
How to be a Servant Worthy of Downton Abbey
Big Question
Why Can't You Tickle Yourself?
The Week
How to Give Birth 100 Years Ago
The Week
11 Insane Movie Props You Can Buy on eBay
The Week
What to Expect When You're Expecting (100 Years Ago)
Big Question
How Did Humans Learn to Paint in Three Dimensions?
The Week
5 Reasons Pets are Great for the Workplace
The Week
7 Insights on Writing from Nobel Prize Winner Alice Munro
The Week
6 People Who Survived Their Own Executions
The Week
7 Internet Memes Who Sued
The Week
5 Disturbing Historical Practices You Should Never, Ever Try
List
5 Great Skincare Tips (From 100 Years Ago)
The Week
5 Easy Tips for Better Hair (From the Early 1900s)
The Week
5 of the Fiercest One-Liners in History
The Week
5 Ways to Avoid Being Rude (According to 100-Year-Old Etiquette Rules)
Big Question
Where Did the 8 Glasses of Water A Day Myth Come From?
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