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14 Slimy Facts About 'Double Dare'

Jake Rossen

When your show is this disgusting, having your own on-set sewage system is a must.

Watch a Japanese Hand Plane Shave Wood Into Translucent Strips

Michele Debczak

The process creates layers thinner than a human hair.

7 Fun Facts About American Names

Simon Davis

Nearly 5000 people have an identical first and last names.

Realistic Temporary Tattoos Help You Try Designs Before Committing

Rebecca OConnell

Get a good idea what your tattoo will look like before it's on you forever.

Morning Cup of Links: The Bleeding Heart of Dracula

Miss Cellania

The Pros and Cons of Being an Introvert or an Extrovert

Kirstin Fawcett

Neither personality type is preferable, so long as you use your temperament to your advantage.

5 Questions: Abraham and Glenn

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Browse Thousands of Doodles by a 19th Century Prussian King

Shaunacy Ferro

Frederick William IV of Prussia was a prolific artist, and a new visualization project makes his oeuvre easily accessible to the online public.

How LEGO Helps Blind People See

Chris Higgins

Matthew Shifrin builds giant LEGO sets using Braille instructions.

Watch an Artist Prepare Tiny Versions of Airline Meals

Michele Debczak

Singapore Airlines is hopping on the tiny food video trend.

11 of History's Most Notable Mothers-in-Law

Jake Rossen

When poet Dylan Thomas passed away, his mother-in-law ordered his papers burned.

This Week's Best Amazon Deals You Can Still Get

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.

The Science of Spit

Luba Ostashevsky

Your spit can tell you much more about your health than whether you should be flossing.

Artist's Hand-Hewn Ceramic Mugs Resemble Cardboard

Kirstin Fawcett

"Pathetic, absurd, antiquated, banal or even garbage are words that best describe the objects I am drawn to," artist Tim Kowalczyk says.

A Look Back at When Thanksgiving Was Basically Halloween

Christopher Klein

How the fall holiday wires got crossed.