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Morning Cup of Links: Dracula's Castle is For Sale

Miss Cellania

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The Beauty of Space Photography

Chris Higgins

Scientists explain how we get those beautiful color photos from space.

E.B. White's Advice for Aspiring Authors

Erin McCarthy

As a successful writer of works for both children and adults, E.B. White received fan mail often. But even though he seemed to hate it, that didn't stop him from writing back.

11 Advertising Slogans That Became Catch-Phrases

Kara Kovalchik

Today’s rapid-fire special effects-laden spots don’t seem to have the memorability factor of yesteryear’s Clio winners.

10 Things You Might Not Know About Allosaurus

Mark Mancini

Forget those sluggish tail-draggers you’ve seen plodding through old cartoons—in the real world, many dinosaurs lived fast and died young.

Diagramming Dramatic Dialogue From Action Movies

Hannah Keyser

Grammar provides the bare bones for all language—be it the written words of Leo Tolstoy or the eminently impersonable speech of Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Survival Kits: The Useful, the Cool, and the Ridiculous

Miss Cellania

The Curious Case of the $2 Bill

Hannah Keyser

Hannah Keyser looks into what makes the $2 bill so special.

12 Stephen Colbert Quotes for His 50th Birthday

Erin McCarthy

Happy birthday, Stephen Colbert!

The Most Commonly Spoken Language in Each State Besides English and Spanish

Jason English

The Great Emu War of 1932

Bryan Dugan

The emu appears prominently on the Australian coat of arms, but at one time, the country wasn't so proud to be home to the largest population of the species.

How Andy Warhol's Amiga Art Was Recovered

Chris Higgins

What Makes Magic Shell So Magic?

Matt Soniak

Reader (and writer) Stacy asks, “What makes Magic Shell so magic?”

A Brief History of Advanced Placement Exams

Abbey Stone

Who started the AP program? How has it changed since the 1950s? And is it effective? Read closely—there will be a quiz.