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14 Simple Secrets of Professional Organizers

Suzanne Raga

They’re not judging you for how much stuff you have—promise.

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Look Up! It's the Snow Moon Lunar Eclipse Comet Spectacular

David W Brown

A trifecta of celestial entertainment arrives tomorrow night.

10 Advances in Weaponry That Changed History

Mark Mancini

From Greek fire to the AK-47.

New IKEA Rugs Will Be Made Entirely by Syrian Refugees

Shaunacy Ferro

The Swedish furniture giant is partnering with women's organizations in Jordan to provide refugees with work.

The Current Sheriff of Nottingham, and 7 Other Pop Culture Titles Held By Real People

Gwendolyn Purdom

There still is an Earl of Sandwich and a Marquis de Sade, even if they're not the ones you know from the history books.

Sam's Club Now Offers Self-Service Health Screenings

Jake Rossen

Members can now check their blood pressure and weight, both before and after buying an entire pallet of cookies.

Domino’s Launches a Wedding Registry for Pizza-Loving Couples

Michele Debczak

Nothing brings people together like a passion for pizza.

Retrobituaries: Lincoln Perry, the First African American Movie Star

Suzanne Raga

Using the stage name Stepin Fetchit, Perry was also the first black actor to become a millionaire—but today, his legacy is controversial.

11 Facts for Thomas Paine's Birthday

Mark Mancini

The brilliant essayist's polarizing pen brought him praise and scorn on both sides of the Atlantic.

When UFO Homes Were Almost Considered Ski Lodge Alternatives

Rebecca OConnell

The Futuro Homes of the 1960s are scattered all over the globe.

6 Things We Know About 'The OA' Season 2

Erin McCarthy

Co-creators Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij aren’t saying much, but here's what we do know.

Morning Cup of Links: The Rise and Fall of a Sex Symbol

Miss Cellania

Great links for great folks!

How James Whistler Dealt with his Biggest Critic

Mental Floss Studios

When critic John Ruskin published a particularly harsh review of one of James Whistler's paintings in 1877, Whistler fought back.

Introducing a Machine That Sorts Candies by Color

Kirstin Fawcett

Picky eaters, rejoice.

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