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5 Questions: Female Animals

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10 Fun Facts About Tastykakes

Jennifer M Wood

Philadelphia’s beloved snack cakes are celebrating 100 years

25 Literary Opening Lines Diagrammed on One Giant Poster

Hannah Keyser

"Grammar is hard!" the Pop Chart Lab creative team said they learned from the process of putting together their latest poster, which applies the Reed-Kellogg model of diagramming to the open

The Missing Links: Vonnegut's Eight Types of Story

Colin Patrick

"A Brief History of Time," the Film, Online

Chris Higgins

Four Cats With Fewer Than Three Legs

Miss Cellania

Q&A: Dawn Barkan, Head Animal Trainer on Inside Llewyn Davis

Erin McCarthy

If they gave out animal Oscars, Barkan's cats would surely take home the trophy.

Why Does "Will Not" Become "Won't"?

Arika Okrent

Most contractions in English are pretty straightforward. Put it together, and shorten it up. What could be easier?

15 Places With Strange Names (and How They Got Them)

Matt Soniak Bill DeMain

What's in a (bizarre) name? Here are some strangely named places and the stories, legends, and theories about their origins.

Why Are Some Letters Missing From NYC Subway Nomenclature?

Hannah Keyser

The explanation for the missing letters fall (mostly) into two categories.

Who's on the Left? Identifying Famous Pairs

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Today's quiz features 11 famous pairs, from Statler and Waldorf to Ren and Stimpy to Chip and Dale. Can you tell who's who?

5 Questions: George Harrison

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10 Controversies Caused by Nicktoons

Mark Mancini

These off-the-wall cartoons have a long history of rubbing some viewers the wrong way, sometimes for reasons you'd never expect.

The Missing Links: Weaponized Bunnies

Colin Patrick

Lyndon Johnson's Rules of Life

Jason English

They are something.

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