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The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Odd news stories from all around.

Take a Peek Inside Bulgaria’s First Children’s Museum

Shaunacy Ferro

Muzeiko is an interactive playspace where kids can learn about science.

Eyewitness Painting of Lincoln's Assassination Is Being Restored

Anna Green

"Lincoln Borne By Loving Hands" will be restored and displayed at Ford's Theatre

This Mobile Amphibious Tent-Bed Lets You Nap on the River

Rebecca OConnell

This clever design lets you float down a river while you sleep.

These Intricate Artworks Are Made From Nothing but Paper

Kirstin Fawcett

Calvin Nicholls creates elaborate 2D and 3D images of animals that look like they’re about to spring off the wall.

How Runts Were a Product of Willy Wonka's Corporate Imagination

Nicole Garner

Come with me / And you'll be / In a world where Runts are now reality.

Could We Grow Moss on Mars?

Kate Horowitz

Student scientists have dreamed up a space moss to use in astronaut medicine.

15 Oscar-Nominated Actors Who Started Out on Soap Operas

Rudie Obias

From Morgan Freeman to Brad Pitt, many of today’s most celebrated actors have a history with daytime drama.

Who Owns Antarctica?

Michele Debczak

Nazi Germany owned a small portion of it during WWII.

A Serving of This Peanut Butter Has More Caffeine Than a Cup of Coffee

Michele Debczak

It's time to rethink your morning caffeine fix.

The Story Behind the Largest Coffee Lid Collection in the World

Caitlin Schneider

From a design that resides in MoMA's permanent collection, to a handful of so-called "Darth Vader" lids, this collection has it all.

10 Everyday Phrases 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' Made Popular

Kelly Marages

Curiouser and curiouser.

Experience the 1939 World’s Fair Through This Short Film

Anna Green

It was like "stepping into a child's imagination."

How Much Does it Cost to Manufacture U.S. Paper Money?

Caitlin Schneider

Billions of paper notes are printed by the government every year, and those paper and ink costs sure do add up.