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Take a Virtual Tour of Queen Mary’s Dollhouse

Michele Debczak

It features working elevators, electric lighting, and indoor plumbing.

15 Geeky Tote Bags For Lugging Around Your Books

Alvin Ward

You can never have enough tote bags.

What's the Purpose of the Diamond on the Front of Backpacks?

Rebecca OConnell

And it's called a pig snout.

Morning Cup of Links: The 2017 Academy Award Winners

Miss Cellania

Great links to start a great work week!

Fantastic Collective Nouns for Animals

Doug Wallack

From shiver and tower to bloat and smack, groups of animals are called some strange things.

France Stopped Using the Guillotine as 'Star Wars' Premiered

Mental Floss UK

The "National Razor" was in use far later than you probably think.

5 Questions: Oscar

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The Surprising Literary Origins of Wile E. Coyote

Mental Floss UK

Mark Twain provided the perfect character description.

Watch: Why the World Is Slowly Running Out of Sand

Chris Higgins

Beach sand is actually a valuable resource.

14 Non-Judgmental Facts About 'The People's Court'

Jake Rossen

Rusty the Bailiff wasn't just for show: He once guarded Charles Manson.

A Ninja Museum Is Coming to Japan

Michele Debczak

The Japan Ninja Council announced a plan to drum up excitement around a fading culture.

Nixon's Pigeon Problem

Nick Greene

Richard Nixon was concerned that birds would make an unsightly mess on the parade route during his presidential inauguration, so he took steps to keep the birds away—but what ended up happening was wa

Watch a Vinyl Record That Produces a 'Star Wars' Hologram

Chris Higgins

Death Star schematics not included.

This Week's Best Amazon Deals You Can Still Get

Smart Shopping Team

From the Smart Shopping Team...

15 Academy Award Firsts

Rudie Obias