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The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

Nanjing: The Burning City, Mox Nox, and more.

How One Inventor Tried to Save America—With Roller Coasters

Caitlin Schneider

With a max speed of 6 miles per hour, the first roller coaster in America was the ultimate (wholesome) thrill.

The Origins of 9 Royal Nicknames

Paul Anthony Jones

The Missing Links: Making the Simpson Kitchen In Real Life

Colin Patrick

You Can Buy Buffalo Bill's House from 'The Silence of the Lambs'

Erin McCarthy

Are you a fan of creepy fictional serial killers? Are you also in the market for a new home? Well, you're in luck.

The Vietnamese Festival Where Ex-Lovers Reunite

Michele Debczak

What might be some people's worst nightmare is a beloved, local tradition in the village of Khau Vai.

10 Things You Might Not Know About Picasso’s 'The Old Guitarist'

Kristy Puchko

Don't be deceived by this seemingly simple painting of a man and his instrument. Pablo Picasso's The Old Guitarist has secrets in its past and in its paint.

Data Scientist Computes the Ultimate European Road Trip

Michele Debczak

45 landmarks in 14 days. Doable, just as long you don't stop to sleep.

The Rage Room Lets You Safely Smash Housewares For $20

Hannah Keyser

Occasionally, you just have to go a little 'Office Space' on something.

A Potential New Treatment for Bats with Deadly White-Nose Syndrome

Tara Smith

The fungal infection has killed more than 5 million bats. Scientists are testing out a new treatment.

Watch What Happens to Your Luggage at the Airport

Caitlin Schneider

There's a little more turbulence, and a lot fewer people.

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Eat Batman Pizza at One of Malaysia's DC Comics-Themed Cafes

Rebecca OConnell

Your pancakes are missing something—they don't have the bat symbol branded into them.

24 American Behaviors Considered Rude in Other Countries

Jennifer M Wood

Keep your shirt on! At least when you're in South Korea. Yes, even at the beach.

The Alternate-Universe Careers of 5 Celebrities

Stacy Conradt

Vincent Price, Candymaker? It could have happened...