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Morning Cup of Links: The Real Zorro

Miss Cellania

Check out these fascinating links!

Quick Tips For Making Flowers Last

Mental Floss Studios

Bloomin' great advice.

Discover the Historic Origin of Your State's Name With This Map

Kirstin Fawcett

From sea to shining sea.

5 Questions: State Capitals

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Update Your Picnic Menu With This Recipe Book

Rebecca OConnell

Say goodbye to limp sandwiches and bland macaroni salad.

10 Travel Innovations That Made the Modern World Possible

Presented by National Geographic.

Single Americans Spend About $1596 on Dating Every Year

Kirstin Fawcett

Love may be free, but the pursuit of it certainly isn’t.

These Five Comma Types Can Make or Break a Sentence

Mental Floss Studios

Commas are pretty important. (They are also pretty, important.)

Why Early America Was Obsessed With Wooden Nutmegs

Sarah Lohman

Two hundred years ago, crafting fake spices out of wood was a popular pastime—or so the legends would have you believe.

11 Outrageous Ballpark Foods

Miss Cellania

Check out some eye-popping, gut-busting specialty dishes concocted for maximum publicity.

Charles Crocker: The Man Who Built a 40-Foot-High "Spite Fence" Around His Neighbor’s House

Jake Rossen

When Nicholas Yung wouldn't sell his land to railroad baron Charles Crocker, Crocker built a 40-foot fence around his house and blotted out the sun.

Architect Incorporates Concrete Emojis Into His Building Design

Michele Debczak

Building something timeless wasn't his main concern.

Giant Cannibal Slugs Invade the UK

Jake Rossen

On their menu: crops, dead mice, and dog poop.

Can One Take an Oath of Office With Anything Other Than a Religious Article?