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9 Strange Uses for Ancient Egyptian Mummies

Bess Lovejoy

In centuries past, mummies were put to a variety of inventive uses: art, commerce, science, entertainment, and possibly even paper making.

The Missing Links: Why Are People Still Joining the Empire?

Colin Patrick

A Brief Introduction to Howard the Duck

Andrew LaSane

You may have noticed his cameo at the end of "Guardians of the Galaxy," but Howard the Duck has been around longer than you might remember.

Fat Feels Stress, Too—And That May Make You Fatter

Jordan Rosenfeld

According to a new study, your body takes cues that it’s stressed not only from the brain but from fat itself.

19 Facts About the 19th Amendment

Mark Mancini

On August 18, 1920, American women finally secured the right to vote. Calling the victory hard-won would be a terrific understatement.

The Most Popular Emoji in Each State

Arika Okrent

Not Even the Tooth Fairy Is Recession Proof

Rebecca OConnell

Kids are getting less money from the tooth fairy for a second year in a row.

6EQUJ5: The Wow! Signal

Stacy Conradt

It looks like a license plate or a random jumble of letters and numbers put together by a preschooler.

Pick the Missing Word From All Three Song Titles

G'Day! 10 Facts About Outback Steakhouse

Jeff Wells

Don’t let the accent fool you: Outback Steakhouse’s cuisine is way more American than Australian.

The ‘Drinkable Book’ That Makes Clean Water

Michele Debczak

A whole different reason to pick up a good book

People Used to Heat Up Their Dr Pepper

Rebecca OConnell

Love soda, but hate yourself? Try heating up some Dr Pepper this winter.

How Barbra Streisand Inspired the “Streisand Effect”

Stacy Conradt

It’s common sense: If you make a big deal over something, it’s going to attract attention.

Do I Really Need to Wash My Jeans?

Esther Zuckerman the mag

Some good news for those who hate laundry day.

Watch the Mesmerizing Process of Automated Cake Decoration

Rebecca OConnell