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Morning Cup of Links: The Greening of the River

Miss Cellania

Ballad of a WiFi Hero

Chris Higgins

An animated adaptation of "In Which I Fix My Girlfriend's Grandparents' WiFi and Am Hailed as a Conquering Hero."

7 Artifacts (Supposedly) Connected to St. Patrick

Mark Mancini

Here are seven objects linked—in one way or another—to the life and ministry of Ireland’s Patron Saint.

What’s the Point of Decorative Patterns on Mattresses?

Kara Kovalchik

When you get home, you cover those fancy patterns up with a sheet. But those graphics are there to catch your eye in the showroom, not at home.

The Drinking Game: An Alcohol History Quiz

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When you pour yourself a drink this St. Patrick's Day, how much do you know about what’s in your glass? We're about to find out.

5 Questions: Shades of Green

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Weekend Links: One Minute on Earth

Roma Panganiban

How Rain Helped the Mongols Conquer Asia

Matt Soniak The Week

Tree rings have many stories to tell

The Closing Moment of Every Best Picture Winner

Chris Higgins

They're presented in reverse order, so you can quiz yourself as you go along.

World War I Centennial: A Spectacular Murder Rocks France

Erik Sass

We're covering the events that led to WWI exactly 100 years later.

15 Terrific Alternatives to “Hello”

First impressions are important, so why be boring when there are so many other ways to greet and say “Hello”?

15 Scientific Reasons Spring Is the Most Delightful Season

Summer, winter, and fall may have their fans, but spring is clearly the best season. Even science agrees!

15 Delightful Foreign Terms of Endearment English Should Adopt

English is packed with great words, but even the best words can fall short when you’re feeling affectionate.

The Origins of 15 Beloved Playground Games

It’s hard to pinpoint precisely where these games originated, there’s some incredible history behind your childhood favorites.

15 Delightful Parenting Tricks From The Animal Kingdom

If you have child-rearing questions, Mother Nature’s got plenty of helpful tips… most of which won’t show up in traditional parenting manuals.