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10 Facts About Being a Climate Scientist—From Climate Scientists

Autumn Spanne

What exactly is a climate scientist, and how do they make sense of the complicated systems that rule our lives on the planet?

Netflix Is Getting Rid of Its Five-Star Ranking System

Kirstin Fawcett

They're replacing it with a simplified thumbs up-thumbs down rating.

'Americanah' Named First Pick for New York City’s Book Club

Michele Debczak

The goal is to get everyone in New York to read the same book at the same time.

9 Old Words for Ignorance

Mark Peters

Next time you feel the urge to make your sparring partner aware of his lack of knowledge, soften the blow with one of these old-timey terms for ignorance.

The Humane Way to Keep Skunks out of Your Yard

Jake Rossen

How to prevent Pepe Le Pew from becoming a squatter.

Get Lucky With Amazon's Best St. Patrick's Day Deals

Smart Shopping Team

From the Smart Shopping Team...

So Long, Thimble: Monopoly Unveils Its New Lineup of Quirky Tokens

Rebecca OConnell

Welcome to the board, T. rex, penguin, and rubber ducky.

10 Times Kids Stole the Spotlight on Live Television

Miss Cellania

The biggest danger to any live broadcast is that anything can happen.

Saint Gertrude of Nivelles: The Patron Saint of Cats (More or Less)

Valerie DeBenedette

Patrick isn't the only saint celebrated on March 17.

Dallas Bookstore Gets People to Read Literature by Turning It Into Clickbait

Michele Debczak

Their one weird trick for getting people interested in books may surprise you.

Can You Figure Out This Math Problem Intended for 7-Year-Olds?

Jennifer M Wood

Are you smarter than a second-grader?

Unicorn Candle Holder Cries Waxy, Rainbow Tears

Rebecca OConnell

Watch your captured unicorn cry over and over.

Democrats and Republicans Are Equally Willing to Admit When They’re Wrong, Study Says

Kate Horowitz

“A whole lot of people … are very intellectually arrogant about the positions they have, on both sides of the aisle.”

Morning Cup of Links: Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Miss Cellania

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