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Name the One-Syllable Words That Rhyme With ‘Home’

14 Things You Might Not Know About 'A Different World'

Kara Kovalchik

The original premise was completely different.

Why Do We Gesture When We Talk?

the mag Arika Okrent

Gesture researchers have spent the past 40 years uncovering how movements (like a cupped hand rotating in space or a finger tracing a path through the air) are intimately tied to speech.

Watch the Googly-Eyed Wolf Eel Go Through Life

Rebecca OConnell

Watch how something so delicate can become something so large and scary.

6 Adaptations of Poe's 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue'

Hannah Keyser

Disneyland's Wonderful Wizard of Bras

Stacy Conradt

15 Things Former 'SimCity' Mayors Should Know

Janet Burns

If you stepped up to rule your own SimCity town in the early ‘90s, here are a few things you might’ve missed out on (in addition to food and sleep).

First Roman Wood Toilet Seat Found at Vindolanda

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11 Things You Might Not Have Known About Garlic

Kate Erbland

April 19th is National Garlic Day! Celebrate with a few fun facts about this delicious, flavor-packed add-in that can do almost anything, from reducing your cholesterol to keeping vampires at bay.

7 Songs That Sound Like They're About Women (But Aren't)

Stacy Conradt

It’s always a bit unnerving when you’re certain you know what a song is about—then find out later you were way off base.

Name the TV Titles Based on Their Antonyms

How Does One Become A Knight?

Ethan Trex

Here are the answers to some of the most pressing knighthood-related questions.

10 Things We Learned About Aliens (and Hairspray) from Giorgio Tsoukalos’ AMA

Jennifer M Wood

The ‘Ancient Aliens’ star-turned-Internet meme shares his thoughts on extraterrestrial life and hairstyling.

The 100-Million-Year-Old Spider Attack Captured in Amber

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7 Tiny Books That Packed a Big Punch

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