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Why Do Itches Itch?

Big Question

Why Do Itches Itch?

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Math Square #230

Brain Game

Math Square #230

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Why Is Seattle's CenturyLink Field So Loud?

Nick Greene

Last season CenturyLink Field was awarded the Guinness World Record for the loudest open-air stadium in the world. Why, exactly?

40 Tremendous College Traditions

Jason English

What do people do in the name of tradition at your school?

15 Hidden Gems in San Francisco

Anyone can find the Golden Gate Bridge or Alcatraz, but if you’re willing to embrace the unknown, you’ll find that San Francisco is full of hidden gems.

The Brief, Influential Life (and Sudden Death) of the World Football League

Lane Strauss

As a business, it was a complete mess. But in terms of football the way we know it today, the WFL was a very forward thinking league.

Shaking the Cherry Tree

Chris Higgins

Mosquitoes Get Bug Bites, Too

Matt Soniak

Brain Game: Hello, Governor

Sandy Wood

16 Facts About 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'

Joy Lanzendorfer

Here are some things you may not know about this long-lived children’s classic.

Why is Ketchup So Hard to Pour?

Matt Soniak

10 Ridiculous Documents Released Through the Freedom of Information Act

Adam D’Arpino

In addition to being a massive asset to journalists and eager members of the public, FOIA has also shed light on some of the weirder corners of America’s functioning democracy.

19th-Century Bridal Superstitions for Getting Married and Staying Happy

Hannah Keyser

At the table, if two spoons are accidentally put down together, there will soon be a wedding in the family.

11 Ways School Was Different in the 1800s

Erin McCarthy

This week, most kids in the United States are returning to school after the summer break—and they’re probably not thrilled about going back.

The Missing Links: A Non-Bohemian World

Colin Patrick

19 Everyday Expressions That Came from Aesop

Craig S Baker

Here are a handful of Aesop’s most popular contributions which we still use today, along with a taste of the stories that spawned them.

Modern Problems: "Technology has made my life an open book. What ever happened to the quaint notion of privacy?"

the mag AJ Jacobs

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