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7 Tiny Books That Packed a Big Punch

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Why Do Humans Have Chins?

Jessica Hullinger

It’s a diagnostic feature for our species, but its origins have been a mystery.

Pick the Final Word in These Song Titles

The Last Reel: A 35mm Movie Theater Goes Digital

Chris Higgins

13 Hitchcock Films That Were Never Made

Ethan Trex

Even legendary directors like Alfred Hitchcock don't always get their way.

How to Prevent Tears While Cutting Onions

Benjamin Smith the mag

Only two things make everyone tear up: the end of Old Yeller and chopping onions. There’s no cure for the dog movie, but we kitchen-tested 4 tricks for beating onions.

6 Products That Can Only Come From One Place

the mag Adam Raymond

Your sparkling wine doesn’t have to come from France to be authentic. Here are six products that can really only be produced in one place on the globe.

10 Facts About Camarasaurus

Mark Mancini

The Greatest Political Button of All Time

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That Time the Government Burned $200 Million of Hawaii’s Cash

Mangesh Hattikudur

During WWII, the U.S. government was scared that Japan might take all of Hawaii's money. Here's what they did to stop it.

15 Things You Should Know About Saké

Kristy Puchko

Saké has long been considered the national drink of Japan. But as its popularity spreads around the world, the secrets behind its ancient traditions have come to light.

Mongol Miners Were Extreme Polluters

Matt Soniak

Some of China's modern pollution problems started long ago with the invading Mongols.

The Missing Links: Incredibly Ornate Skeletons

Rebecca OConnell

15 Things You May Not Know About ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’

Sean Hutchinson

We are not alone. Here are a few facts about Steven Spielberg’s 1977 UFO classic.

10 Amazing Facts About Komodo Dragons

Mark Mancini

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