Morning Cup of Links


25 Things You Should Know About Philadelphia

Alvin Ward

It's home to the Liberty Bell, the Declaration of Independence, and delicious, delicious cheesesteaks. But there's even more to celebrate about the City of Brotherly Love.

15 Phat Pieces of 'Clueless' Slang

Angela Tung

In honor of Clueless' 20th birthday (we know—we're totally buggin'!), we're exploring the origins of the movie's most memorable phrases.

How LEGOs are Made

Chris Higgins

Plastic, robots, and more robots.

22 Fun Facts About 'Clueless'

Kristy Puchko

With loads of sass and style, 'Clueless'—which turns 20 years old today—became one of the most beloved coming-of-age comedies of all time.

Do Smarter People Drink More? What 5 Studies Say

Jordan Rosenfeld

As far as the science goes, the jury's still out. You're going to have to find your rationalizations elsewhere.

The 20 Highest-Grossing Movies of All Time

Austin Thompson Hayley Harding

Have you seen them all?

How to Tell When 8 Fruits Are At Their Tastiest

Hannah Keyser

To help prevent that post-produce purchase regret, we've rounded up some tips for picking the ripest, most delicious fruit.

The Invisible Universe Of The Human Microbiome

Chris Higgins

If you've ever wondered what "probiotics" or "prebiotics" are, this is a highly digestible overview.

The Mysterious Case of Skeleton Lake

Chris Higgins

Hundreds of skeletons lie in a frozen lake in India. What happened there?

25 Things You Should Know About Detroit

Sarah Grossbart

You know about the cars—and that Eminem grew up on Eight Mile. But there’s plenty more to learn about Michigan’s most populous city.

10 Fast-Food Restaurants That Didn't Stick To Their Original Plan

Stacy Conradt

What if Ben and Jerry had had the money to buy that bagel-maker?

How Movie Projectors (Used to) Work

Chris Higgins

If you like to geek out over impressive machinery, here's your chance.

18 Creepy Facts about 'Arachnophobia'

Erin McCarthy

This skin-crawling classic turns 25 today.

Watch Bill Nye Teach Evolution—Using Emojis

Beth Anne Macaluso

[Thumbs-up][Raised hands][Dancing girls]

The 10 Coolest Places You're Not Allowed to Visit

These places have been completely cut off from the outside world.