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Have a Great Palindrome Week!

Arika Okrent

10 Facts About Le Chêne Chapelle

the mag

Everything you need to know about France’s coolest treehouse/church.

15 Epic Facts About 'Gladiator'

Roger Cormier

Fifteen things you might not know about Ridley Scott's sword-and-sandal epic, in honor of its 15th anniversary.

The 19th Century Illness That Struck Busy, Stressed-Out Americans

Beth Anne Macaluso

The Stories Behind Graduation Traditions

Ethan Trex

Here's the scoop on some of graduation's unique customs, from honorary degrees to throwing your cap in the air.

Inside the World's Largest Hurricane Simulator

Jessica Hullinger

When East Meets West: The Last Spike of the Transcontinental Railroad

David Clark

It was 146 years ago today—May 10, 1869—that "The Last Spike" was driven into America's first transcontinental railroad.

New Technology Saves Four Men in Nepal

Sonia Weiser

10 Things to Know About Grammy-Nominated Pianist Vijay Iyer

Jen Doll the mag

"It never dawned on me that I had any shot at being an artist."

Researchers Created Spiders That Spin Super-Silk

Jessica Hullinger

A ‘Star Wars’-Themed Photo Shoot Draws Attention to Homeless Pets

Jennifer M Wood

The Ottawa Humane Society is using The Force to save homeless pets.

Why Saturday Morning Cartoons Announced They'd "Be Back After These Messages"

Sonia Weiser

Dictionary.com Explains How a Word Becomes “A Word”

Jennifer M Wood

Watch a Lake Drain Through a Lava Tube

Caitlin Schneider

5 Classic Game Shows That Used To Be Different

Rudie Obias

From 'Jeopardy!' to 'The Price is Right,' the game shows we know and love have changed throughout television history.

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