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The Lost Art of Bloodstopping

Ransom Riggs

Back in the days before modern medicine, in the parts of North America where the work was rough and a doctor might be a day's ride away -- the Ozarks, the mining towns of Appalachia, and among th

3 Awesome Social Impact Products

David K. Israel

Each year, thousands of beautifully designed gadgets hit the market that are undeniably awesome, but may not make a huge impact in the way people live their lives.

Brain Game: Ice, Baby

Following are anagrams of six different sports at the Winter Olympic Games. Win today's Brain Game by unscrambling all six.

Morning Cup of Links: Poor King Tut

Miss Cellania

King Tut didn't have the easy life of royalty we all thought. According to a DNA study, he was inbred, disabled, and altogether unhealthy.

Charge Your Devices via WiFi?

Jill Harness

Thanks to WiFi signals, there is an amazing amount of electric energy just floating in the air at any given moment.

The Late Movies: Puppies, Kittens & Babies vs. Roomba

Erica Palan

There are three undeniably cute things in life: kittens, puppies and babies.

The Quick 10: 10 Places That Rarely See Snow

Stacy Conradt

I am so sick of the snow and I think other Midwesterners or East Coasters will totally agree with me.

Tuesday Turnip

David K. Israel

In case you're not familiar with the Turnip, it's a whimsical Google search, wherein I type a random phrase and we see what kind of interesting pages "turn-up." As always with thi

4 Cults You Might Not Know About

Kara Kovalchik

Some cults get all the publicity. The Manson Family, the Branch Davidians, Heaven's Gate—everybody's heard of them.

E. coli Vaccine Coming to Cows Near You

Jill Harness

If you're a fan of rare steaks, then you have reason to rejoice; a new e. coli vaccine is finding its way into testing this year.

Happy Pancake Day!

Miss Cellania

In the Christian tradition, today the the final day before the beginning of Lent, also known as Shrove Tuesday, Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday), Faschingsdienstag, Malasada Day, Sprengidagur, Martes de Carna

Tonight on PBS: Katrina's Lost Dogs

Chris Higgins

Airing TONIGHT (February 16, 2010) on PBS! The film is "MINE," part of the Independent Lens series on PBS.

Brain Game: Answer First

What's the next name in the following series? Claudia, Thelma, Elizabeth, Eleanor, Anne, ________? Here is the SOLUTION. THE SOLUTION: BARBARA They're the first names of the Fir

The Stone Age People of North Sentinel Island

Ransom Riggs

There are very few truly uncontacted peoples left in the world -- that is, people who have never been colonized or settled or had their mineral rights exploited, who know virtually nothing of the outs

Morning Cup of Links: Sweeter Pizza

Miss Cellania

A video of Apolo Ohno in training sheds some light on how speed skating is done. It still seems fairly impossible to actually do. * 6 Man-Made Natural Disasters Just Waiting to Happen.

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