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Our Cheeseburgers Are Changing Ants’ Bodies

Kate Horowitz

As human cities spread, ants learn to love junk food.

7 Easy April Fools' Pranks You Can Pull Off At Work

Alvin Ward

11 of the Greatest Pranks of All Time

Abbey Stone

10 Things You Might Not Know About 'Anne of Green Gables'

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

The Beer Hall Riot That Changed the World

Stacy Conradt

The Real People Behind 9 Characters You Thought Were Fictional

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What's the Purpose of the Dots on a Basketball?

Margaret Hoffman

5 People Who Built Your Computer

David W Brown

Untold thousands of people are responsible for the myriad components and software elements that make up your computer. Here are a few of them.

11 April Fools' Day Jokes From Google

Rudie Obias

Don't believe everything you read on April Fools' Day—especially if it's coming from Google.

This Fun Chart Breaks Down All the Ben & Jerry's Flavors

Rebecca OConnell

6 of Ben Franklin's Greatest Hoaxes and Pranks

Amanda Green

9 Things Lawyers Look for When Picking a Jury

Jessica Hullinger

The History of the White House Easter Egg Roll

Stacy Conradt

On April 6, most of us will be filling our lunch bags with egg salad sandwiches and wondering if Cadbury eggs count as a healthy breakfast.

16 Famous Authors’ Tips for Writing Better Poetry

Caitlin Schneider

The elusive art of poetry isn’t so hard to master if you know how to set the stage. Here are a few handy rituals from some of history’s greatest poets.

14 Things You Didn’t Know About the 'Mona Lisa'

Kristy Puchko

Her tricky smile and timeless allure have inspired academic study and artistic emulation for more than five centuries. But the story of this perplexing portrait is even richer than it looks.

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