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Meet the Librarians Who Act as the New York Public Library’s Human Google

Michele Debczak

The "Ask NYPL" hotline still receives more than 30,000 calls a year.

10 Historical Figures Who Loved Suspenders

Mark Mancini

Even in a belt-dominated fashion landscape, many still prefer these uplifting pant-hoisters.

A New 'Game of Thrones' Coloring Book Is Coming This Month

Alvin Ward

Better stock up on red crayons.

Morning Cup of Links: The Year’s Best Microphotography

Miss Cellania

A round of great links just for you!

How Translators Adapted the 'Harry Potter' Series for a Global Audience

Kirstin Fawcett

Thanks to a lot of hard work and creativity, the books are now available in over 60 languages.

5 Questions: Drugstore Browsing Continued

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9 Things No One Told You About Becoming a New Parent

Presented by Allstate.

A Luxury Treehouse Is a Glamper’s Dream

Shaunacy Ferro

The $380-a-night treehouse cabin in southern England features a personal sauna, a wood-burning stove, and more.

Keep Track of What Books You've Read With This Scratch Off Poster

Rebecca OConnell

Can you get through all 100 books?

7 Memorable Corgis From Pop Culture

Suzanne Raga

Meet Holly, Molly, Rufus, and more.

Forget Mavis Beacon: Self-Taught Typists Are Nearly as Fast as Touch Typists

Kate Horowitz

A study of trained and self-taught typists found comparable speed and efficacy in practical tasks like emailing.

8 Haunted Houses You Can Buy Right Now

Jake Rossen

If you've ever wanted to meet the ghost of a circus bear, do we have a deal for you.

Le Karnice, the Victorian Coffin Designed to Save Lives

Claire Voon

Fears of premature burial were rampant in the 19th century. A coffin designed by a count tried to come to the rescue.

Burrowing Echidnas Act as Natural Hoes

Kate Horowitz

Scientists say the spiky mammals turn over tons of soil each year in Australia.

15 Astonishing Facts About Bats

Rosemary Mosco

Get face-to-face with some of the most bizarre bats in the world.