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15 of the Best Pages from the Google Cultural Institute

Caitlin Schneider

Morning Cup of Links: Badass Princesses

Miss Cellania

What are the Origins of "420"?

Stacy Conradt

10 Awful Words and the People They're Named For

Mark Peters

Did these word-inspiring folks really deserve to have their names dragged through the linguistic mud?

Twitter Introduces Star Wars Emojis

Rebecca OConnell

Exactly When Do "Indicator Bubbles" Tell Someone You're Typing?

Hannah Keyser

John Croghan, the Man Who Built a TB Ward in a Cave

Stacy Conradt

The Secret Origin of 7 Extremely Important Actions

Julie Winterbottom the mag

From high-fives to air quotes, these smooth moves had to start somewhere.

44 Fictional Characters Whose Names You Don't Know

Jason English Stacy Conradt

You've known these characters your whole life. Isn't it time you learned their real names?

11 Logo Designs That Angered the Masses

Sonia Weiser

Hillary's 'H' isn't the first branding-related kerfuffle and certainly won't be the last.

9 Shameless Abuses of Diplomatic Immunity

Ethan Trex

Diplomatic immunity may be intended to keep diplomats from running afoul of local authorities while serving abroad, but some workers take it as a license to act like jerks.

The Joy of Dishwasher Cooking

Jake Rossen

How Charlie Chaplin Changed Paternity Laws in America

Garin Pirnia

In 1943, Charlie Chaplin became embroiled in a famously scandalous paternity suit that would change the future of family law in America.

30 Fun Facts About '30 Rock'

Meredith Danko

Fill your mind grapes with these 30 fun facts about '30 Rock.'

The Teenage Putin Fan Club

Mangesh Hattikudur

What's the #1 way Russian teens are rebelling against their parents? By joining the Putin Fan Club.

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