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Morning Cup of Links: Weird Circus History

Miss Cellania

Check out these links to start your websurfing today!

Your Childhood View-Master is Back With a Virtual Reality Update

Michele Debczak

The future is now.

Help Create a National Parks Coloring Book

Caitlin Schneider

Because we know you've always dreamed of doing some delicate shading on Teddy Roosevelt's mustache.

15 Things to Do With Pumpkins (Besides Carve Them)

Alvin Ward

If the idea of scooping out pumpkin guts bums you out, consider these alternative projects instead.

The Ultimate Collection of 1990s "Under Construction” GIFs

Anna Green

Back in the '90s, the flashing GIFs were ubiquitous.

What’s Killing All the Frogs?

Andrew LaSane

Nearly 200 species of frogs have gone extinct since the 1970s. Hundreds more may be at risk.

The Darwin Tank Lets You Keep Jellyfish at Home

Rebecca OConnell

A new Kickstarter campaign wants you to bring home a tank full of jellyfish.

Pop Culture Syllabus: Muppets

the mag

Whether you're a man or a Muppet, this pop culture homework will serve you well.

Meet Japan's First Female Photojournalist

Kirstin Fawcett

At 101 years old, Tsuneko Sasamoto is still going strong.

10 Intoxicating Facts About Edgar Degas's ‘L'Absinthe’

Kristy Puchko

You might know French Impressionist Edgar Degas for his paintings and sculptures of delicate dancers.

5 Questions: Cat Ballou

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How Many Cities Can Fit Into Houston?

Shaunacy Ferro

How sprawling Southern cities compare to other metropolises

9 Real Stops On Christopher Columbus’s Voyages

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue … and totally missed his mark. His journey may not have gone exactly as planned, but there were some interesting detours along the way.

The Cute, Dancing Robot Smartphone of the Near Future

Andrew LaSane

RoBoHon wants to be your phone and your friend.

Spend the Night in Paris's Bone-Filled Catacombs

Erin McCarthy

Lodging website Airbnb isn’t hurting for unusual accommodations, but none of them have the spook factor of its latest listing.