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Morning Cup of Links: Vegetable Cakes

Miss Cellania

The Creator of Peanut M&M's Was Allergic to Peanuts

Mental Floss UK

Forrest Mars couldn't eat the candy that made him rich.

10 Things You Might Not Know About the U.S. Interstate System

Emily Becker

Study up before your next cross-country (or cross-town) road trip.

This LED Light Lets You Turn Ordinary Objects Into Lamps

Kirstin Fawcett

Baselamp lets you light up your room with anything from a fishbowl to a flower vase.

Prowl Through Japan With Cat Street View

Rebecca OConnell

11 Sweet Facts About Twinkies

Alvin Ward

They’ve been lunchbox and snack-time staples for 85 years, but how well do you really know the cream-filled sponge cakes?

“O, Excellent Air Bag”: Humphry Davy and Nitrous Oxide

Davy’s extreme and near-fatal regime of self-experimentation with the gas not only marked a new era in the history of science but a turn toward the philosophical and literary romanticism of the centur

Beetle Tricks Ants by Speaking their Language(s)

Matt Soniak

Which is Better: Coffee or a Nap?

the mag

When you’re prepping for an all-nighter, which works best?

10 Things You Might Not Know About Hunting Pirate Ships

David W Brown

According to the book Pirate Hunters, a pirate ship is the "single hardest and rarest thing a person could discover underwater."

Art Exhibit in NYC Puts Strangers' Journal Entries on Display

Anna Green

"The Strangers Project" has been collecting journal entries and letters from strangers across the country since 2009.

Pick the Correct Word for Each Definition

You can do this.

According to Study, People Feel Adulthood Starts at 29

Anna Green

A new study shows that age is just a number

You Can Now Shop Online Without a Credit Card

Kirstin Fawcett

All you need is your email, shipping address, and phone number.

8 State-Specific College Programs

Nick Keppler

Where you can study lobsters, maple syrup, or arctic supercomputing.

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