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10 Everyday Phrases 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' Made Popular

Kelly Marages

Curiouser and curiouser.

Experience the 1939 World’s Fair Through This Short Film

Anna Green

It was like "stepping into a child's imagination."

How Much Does it Cost to Manufacture U.S. Paper Money?

Caitlin Schneider

Billions of paper notes are printed by the government every year, and those paper and ink costs sure do add up.

Relax With an Hourglass That Uses Bubbles Instead of Sand

Rebecca OConnell

It's hard to feel like time is slipping away when the hourglass is seemingly moving backwards.

10 of the Most Instagrammed Locations in America

Michele Debczak

Can you guess the most popular Instagram spot in your state?

Scientists Discover Why Elephants Rarely Get Cancer—and That Could Help Us

Andrew LaSane

Elephants rarely get cancer. Researchers now think they know why.

Fungus Kills its Victims and Makes Them More Attractive

Matt Soniak

Mandarin, German, and Dutch? 8 U.S. Presidents Who Spoke More Than One Language

Paul Anthony Jones

7. During his presidency, Herbert Hoover and his wife Lou would hold their private conversations in Mandarin to prevent their staff from listening in.

You Can Check Out Taxidermy at This Alaskan Library

Kirstin Fawcett

The Alaska Resources Library and Information Services doesn't just loan books—you can also borrow from its taxidermy collection.

21 Bone-Chilling Secrets About R.L. Stine

the mag

The author who terrified (and enthralled) you as kid spills on writing, the state of horror, and his history with humor.

Watch a Moose Make Friends With a Drone

Shaunacy Ferro

Moose kisses!

10 Furry Facts About Norwegian Forest Cats

Kirstin Fawcett

The Scandinavian feline's history can be traced back to the Vikings.

Untangling the Secrets of Sea Silk, the Ancient Mediterranean’s Elusive Luxury Textile

Meg Van Huygen

The ancient fabric is shrouded in myth, but it's still being woven today.

12 Pun Costumes for Halloween

Miss Cellania

A few of the best visual pun Halloween costumes.

Melvil Dewey's Dark Side

Stacy Conradt

Why the founder of the Dewey Decimal system and the American Library Association was kicked out of his own organization.