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Meet Tom

So You Want to be a Farmer…

So You Want to be a Farmer…

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30 Fun Facts About 'The Voyage of the Mimi'

Erin McCarthy

Thirty years ago this month, the groundbreaking educational science series debuted on PBS.

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Where Do the Amish Go for Vacation?

Stacy Conradt

10 Mind-Boggling Paradoxes

Paul Anthony Jones

6 Modern Societies Where Women Literally Rule

Laura Turner Garrison

Who runs the world? In these six societies: Girls.

14 Essential Talking Points About The Berenstain Bears

Maggie Ryan Sandford

Here’s how to steer a predictable discussion about teamwork and manners to one on sex and panda discrimination.

The Flying Flivver: Henry Ford's Attempt to Make Us All Pilots

Ethan Trex

"Mark my words: a combination airplane and motorcar is coming. You may smile, but it will come."

Why Did Kamikaze Pilots Wear Helmets?

Matt Soniak

This is sort of a trick question, as they technically didn’t wear “helmets,” but leather “flight caps” that covered the head and ears.

Why Do Leaves Change Color in Autumn?

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: Authors On Banning Books

Roma Panganiban

The Molting, Mildly Revolting, Japanese Spider Crab

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: Mind Tricks to Get What You Want

Roma Panganiban

They won't even see it coming.

John Wilkes Booth's Accomplice

Erin Blakemore

The mysterious Confederate deserter who became John Wilkes Booth's right-hand man.

How Liqueur Is Made, And How to Make a Drink With Liqueur

Clair McLafferty

Grave Sightings: Seth Bullock

Stacy Conradt

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