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Paid Maternity Leave Around the World

Jason English

According to the International Labour Organization, only three countries don't offer paid maternity leave: Oman, Papua New Guinea, and the U.S.

Strange States: Massachusetts' Hannah Duston Memorial

Rob Lammle

What's a Black Mass, and Why Was One Banned From Harvard's Campus?

Kevin Lincoln

Lunchtime Lecture: How to Rebuild the World

Chris Higgins

Why Did 'M*A*S*H' Have A Laugh Track?

Nick Greene

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24 Sure Signs You’re an 1890s Kid

Mark Mancini

If you can remember these fashion fads, recess trends, and dubious medical practices, you were definitely an 1890s kid.

Weekend Links: Inspirational Chalkboard Art

Roma Panganiban

Why Libraries Matter

Chris Higgins

What's in a (Horse) Name? No More Than 18 Characters

Scott Allen

Picking a name for a newborn can be an agonizing process for parents, but it's a whole lot easier than naming a racehorse.

Gene Wilder on Wonka, Acting, and His Mother

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: The Teeny Tiny History of the World

Roma Panganiban

27 Awesomely Staged Roller Coaster Photos

Jill Harness

When amusement parks started using cameras to snap shots of guests on rides, the companies thought it would just be a good way to make some extra money.

13 Incredible Unbroken Takes in Movies

Rudie Obias

Long shots are harder to film than short cuts, but the end results can be spectacular (or unnoticable, depending on the filmmaker). Here are 13 memorable long and unbroken single takes.

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