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First Roman Wood Toilet Seat Found at Vindolanda

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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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Why Do Humans Have Chins?

Jessica Hullinger

It’s a diagnostic feature for our species, but its origins have been a mystery.

Pick the Final Word in These Song Titles

The Last Reel: A 35mm Movie Theater Goes Digital

Chris Higgins

13 Hitchcock Films That Were Never Made

Ethan Trex

Even legendary directors like Alfred Hitchcock don't always get their way.

How to Prevent Tears While Cutting Onions

Benjamin Smith the mag

Only two things make everyone tear up: the end of Old Yeller and chopping onions. There’s no cure for the dog movie, but we kitchen-tested 4 tricks for beating onions.

6 Products That Can Only Come From One Place

the mag Adam Raymond

Your sparkling wine doesn’t have to come from France to be authentic. Here are six products that can really only be produced in one place on the globe.

10 Facts About Camarasaurus

Mark Mancini

The Greatest Political Button of All Time

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