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43 Words Invented by Authors

Alvin Ward

In this List Show episode, John Green runs through the literary origins of 43 words.

A Few Good (Silent) Men

Chris Higgins

Me, Myself and iPhone: Mobile Phone Separation Anxiety Messes With People’s Attention

Matt Soniak

Why Is It “Woe Is Me” Instead Of “I Am Woe”?

Arika Okrent

The Board Game Trial of the Century

David W Brown

How a litigious Parker Brothers almost destroyed their Monopoly patent.

Cinereous Mourner Chicks Pretend to Be Poisonous Caterpillars

Rebecca OConnell

The Complete 'Parks and Recreation' Infographic to Celebrate the Series Finale

Hannah Keyser

5 Questions: Walnuts

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11 Ways Making Friends Can Help You Land Your Dream Job

The Real Names of 18 Authors Known by Initials

Stacy Conradt

Want to be an author? You should probably think about going by your first and middle initials.

WWI Centennial: Churchill Convenes Tank Committee

Erik Sass

Mummy Discovered Inside an Ancient Buddha Statue

Hannah Keyser

10 Odd Jobs of Yesteryear

Fiona Young-Brown

These are some of the more obscure and decidedly unglamorous professions listed in old English censuses and other records.

Watch Guitar Strings Wiggle...from Inside the Guitar

Chris Higgins

From our file of "fun tricks you can do with a camera phone."

Watch a Time-Lapse of an $8 Million Dollhouse Being Put Back Together

Arika Okrent