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12 Ways Monsters Were Made (According to a Medieval Doctor)

Lyz Lenz

Besides “God’s will” and “evil,” here are 12 ways Ambrose Pare believed that monsters like man-goats and brain scorpions were created, from his book On Monsters and Marvels.

Brutally Honest Fan Mail From an 8-Year-Old

Jason English

She really hated Billionaire Boy.

Barry Clifford on Finding the Santa Maria—and Why the Story isn't Over Yet

Hannah Keyser

"I can't imagine what else it might be," Barry Clifford said earlier today at a press conference held at the New York headquarters of the Explorers Club.

The Upside To Attachment Anxiety

Hannah Keyser

This week, NYMag.com launched a new offshoot called Science of Us, which covers news and trends in the behavioral science world.

15 Movies That Were Booed At The Cannes Film Festival

Rudie Obias

While it seems rude to heckle or boo a movie at the local cineplex, it’s actually somewhat common at the Cannes Film Festival, which kicks off today.

Welcome to the Body Farm

the mag

Beyond the border of an ordinary parking lot lies the most cutting-edge graveyard in the world … and a hands-on lab for cops and forensic anthropologists.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

We're Looking for a Few Good Interns!

Erin McCarthy

We could use a few extra hands around here.

48 Famous People With Surprising Hobbies

Jason English

John Green looks into the hobbies of successful people like Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Dungeons & Dragons fan Tim Duncan.

Strange Geographies: The Happy, Haunted Island of Poveglia

Ransom Riggs

A quarantine station, a dumping ground for plague victims, more recently a mental hospital -- the tiny island of Poveglia in the Venice Lagoon has served many unpleasant purposes over the years, but t

10 Things You May Not Know About 'Little Women'

Joy Lanzendorfer

Americans recently added 'Little Women' by Louisa May Alcott to their top 10 favorite books. To welcome it to the list, here are some facts about this beloved children’s classic.

How Did Egyptians Move Heavy Rocks For The Pyramids?

Hannah Keyser

5 Ways to Save Newborns' Lives

Chris Higgins

Morning Cup of Links: Dracula's Castle is For Sale

Miss Cellania

5 Questions: On the "Casey"

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