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A Brief History of Gin—and 12 Kinds You Should Try

Ethan Trex

Looking for an Independence Day tipple that says "No hard feelings about that revolution business" to our British chums? Grab the star of the colonial British medicine cabinet!

14 Side Businesses of Hollywood Actors

Rudie Obias

From comic book shops to venture capital firms, plenty of Hollywood A-listers are using their time away from the set to indulge their personal passions and build successful businesses that aren’t meas

Will We All Speak Emoji Language in a Couple Years?

Gretchen McCulloch

This App Takes the Guesswork Out of Making Playlists

Rebecca OConnell

Hyperrealistic Body Paint Looks Like a Real Life Chameleon

Hannah Keyser

5 Questions: More Legalese

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How a Burger Joint Almost Ruined Richard Nixon

Stacy Conradt

10 Aspects of Old Telephones That Might Confuse Younger Readers

Kara Kovalchik

What other aspects of old-school telephony would stump younger readers?

WWI Centennial: Armenian Persecution Mounts

Erik Sass

Researchers Say Mold Might Make You See Ghosts

Jessica Hullinger

Shane Rogers will spend this summer touring some of New York’s most haunted buildings. But it’s not ghosts he’s looking for.

The 4 Most Likely Places to Find Life Outside Earth

William Herkewitz

Each year new scientific discoveries make our very own Solar System look soggier, more hospitable, and more ripe for it.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

This week's new comics: Jupiter's Legacy, Jupiter's Circle, Rebels and Convergence

11 Facts About 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

Joy Lanzendorfer

19 Outstanding Outdoor Ads

Andréa Fernandes Mario Marsicano

While a lot of outdoor ads are annoying, some are really well done.

Name the Countries That Are Only 5 Letters Long