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The Evolution of the Death Penalty

Jason English

From hanging to firing squads, lethal gas to lethal injection.

Grave Sightings: Vachel Lindsay

Stacy Conradt

After realizing that there are a lot of taphophiles (cemetery and/or tombstone enthusiasts) out there, I’m finally putting my archive of interesting tombstones to good use.

45 Weird and Wonderful Illustrations of Sea Life From 1868

Adrienne Crezo

We’ve always been a little mystified about what’s happening in the oceans, where weird creatures are the rule rather than the exception.

Morning Cup of Links: Valentine Gift Ideas

Miss Cellania

The Complicated Chinese Family Tree

Arika Okrent

Morning Cup of Links: Everyone Say "Awww!"

7 Home Improvements You Can Make in Less Than 10 Minutes

5 Questions: Laura

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WWI Centennial: French Finalize War Plan with Fatal Flaws

Erik Sass

We're covering the events that led to World War I exactly 100 years after they happened.

17 Cakes Inspired By Real Buildings

Jill Harness

For most of us, making a regular cake is tough enough—but these bakers created cakes inspired by buildings, and the results are incredible.

The Student Films of 20 Famous Directors

Sean Hutchinson

Before they conquered Hollywood, these famous directors made student films. Have a look!

What Side of the Road Countries Drive On

Jason English

And which countries switched.

The Missing Links: Miss Cleo Speaks

Colin Patrick

23 Places Where the Konami Code Lives On

Stacy Conradt

This super-secret code has a special place in the hearts of geeks who grew up with it.

Some Animals Give Poison Presents

Matt Soniak