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Morning Cup of Links: Internet Activism Goes to Washington

Miss Cellania

Where Did The Ampersand Symbol Come From?

Hannah Keyser

Creating Voices for Chewbacca and R2-D2

Chris Higgins

Quiz: Hunger Games Character or Poisonous Plant?

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It’s no secret that author Suzanne Collins drew some inspiration for character names from the greenhouse. Katniss, Primrose, and Hawthorne are all things you might find growing outside - though maybe not in District 12. Are you enough of a Hunger Games fan to separate fact from fiction? May the odds be ever in your favor.

Morning Cup of Links: New York in Slow Motion

Hannah Keyser

5 Questions: Suck It Up!

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WWI Centennial: Britain Declares War on Germany

Erik Sass

The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that shaped our modern world. Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened.

Watch Excavators Play Giant Jenga

Erin McCarthy

11 Ways Kids Used to Soup-Up Their Bikes

Kara Kovalchik

Do you remember personalizing your ride with accessories like these?

The Missing Links: The Story of Times Square Costumed Characters

Colin Patrick

26 First Names That Ended up in the Dictionary

Paul Anthony Jones

Sometimes, through some quirk of etymology—and sometimes entirely by coincidence—first names like these find their way into the dictionary as words in their own right, and end up ultimately taking on

Who Did It: Dr. Seuss or a Dr. Seuss Character?

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Dr. Seuss was famous for his quirky characters, silly settings, and invented vernacular. What many people don’t know is that Theodor Geisel was almost as eccentric as the fantastical fiction he wrote. Can you guess which things Dr. Seuss characters did, and which things Dr. Seuss himself did?

8 Real-Life Locations That Inspired Disney Places (And One That Didn't)

Stacy Conradt

Ever watch a Disney movie and feel slightly disappointed that you’ll never be able to visit those wondrous, fantastical places?

Why Does the Other Line Always Seem to Be Moving Faster?

Hannah Keyser

Because it probably is.

Creating the Lightsaber Sound

Chris Higgins

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