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How Shakespeare Changed America’s Wildlife

Paul Anthony Jones

Bring Back the Thor Automagic, the 1940s Hybrid Clothes/Dishwasher

Nick Greene

The dream of a combination dishwasher and washing machine came alive in the 1940s.

Harry Potter Trivia of Escalating Difficulty

Take the quiz!

11 Surviving Drive-In Theaters You Can Visit This Summer

Alvin Ward

You can still find an iconic drive-in if you know where to look.

14 Fun Facts About 'The Aristocats'

Stacy Conradt

How Do Honeybees Survive the Winter?

Jake Rossen

They're as busy as ever.

10 Off-the-Wall Patents From History

Shaunacy Ferro

Why the wearable hamster cage didn't take off, we don't know.

Why Play Ping Pong With a Friend When You Can Play With a Giant, Threatening Robot?

Rebecca OConnell

Wall-E? You look … different.

35 Harry Potter Facts for Harry's 35th Birthday

Erin McCarthy

Happy birthday, Harry! According to author J.K. Rowling, the Boy Who Lived was born 35 years ago today. Let’s celebrate with 35 Harry Potter-themed facts.

Jack the Ripper Museum Replaces Proposed Women's History Museum

Hannah Keyser

17 Essential Summer Reads

Elisabeth Donnelly

Some of our favorite new releases to help you beat the heat in the dog days of summer.

How to Massage a Komodo Dragon

Matt Soniak

'Game of Thrones' App Helps You Stay On Top of the Action—and Avoid Spoilers

Beth Anne Macaluso

Keep the people and places of Westeros straight—without having to read all of George R.R. Martin's series.

Sizing Up Abraham Lincoln's Feet

Caitlin Schneider

From the top of his top hat to the soles of his (very large) shoes, Lincoln knew the importance of dressing well.

11 Flightless Facts About Kiwis

Shaunacy Ferro

The bird, not the fruit.

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