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The Curious Case of the $2 Bill

Hannah Keyser

Hannah Keyser looks into what makes the $2 bill so special.

12 Stephen Colbert Quotes for His 50th Birthday

Erin McCarthy

Happy birthday, Stephen Colbert!

The Most Commonly Spoken Language in Each State Besides English and Spanish

Jason English

The Great Emu War of 1932

Bryan Dugan

The emu appears prominently on the Australian coat of arms, but at one time, the country wasn't so proud to be home to the largest population of the species.

How Andy Warhol's Amiga Art Was Recovered

Chris Higgins

What Makes Magic Shell So Magic?

Matt Soniak

Reader (and writer) Stacy asks, “What makes Magic Shell so magic?”

A Brief History of Advanced Placement Exams

Abbey Stone

Who started the AP program? How has it changed since the 1950s? And is it effective? Read closely—there will be a quiz.

5 Questions: Cumula "Vista"

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Morning Cup of Links: Star Wars Movie Trivia

Miss Cellania

WWI Centennial: Moltke Calls for War Without Delay

Erik Sass

11 Facts About the Megamouth Shark

Erin McCarthy

There's a lot we don't understand about this seldom seen shark, but here are a few things we do know.

11 Ways People Have Cheated Slot Machines

Nick Greene

11 Incredible Bike Mods

Jill Harness

Cyclists love their bikes—and many of them are all too happy to cut them up to create something new and awesome.

11 Alternative Summer Camps for Kids With Specific Interests

Mark Mancini

Beyond kickball.

11 Places to Visit on a Tour of the English Language

Arika Okrent

If linguistic history is your thing, here are some can’t-miss stops.