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11 Writers Who Started Late

Caitlin Schneider

Forget “under 30” or even “under 40” lists. Some of the world's most celebrated writers didn’t hit their literary stride until their mid-forties or later.

How Susan B. Anthony Fought the Law in 1872

Erin Blakemore

'The Making of Star Wars,' 1977 Documentary

Chris Higgins

C-3PO and R2-D2 guide you through the making of Star Wars in this 1977 TV special.

11 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Lord of the Flies’

Michael Arbeiter

A fixture of English class syllabi, William Golding’s 1954 novel Lord of the Flies keeps winning over new generations of readers.

A Brief History of the High Five

Jessica Bloustein Marshall

Today is National High Five Day! Here's a look at the evolution of the celebratory hand gesture.

Name the Most Populous States (Without Missing One)

Without naming one of the 25 least populous.

Michelangelo's 'David' on the Duomo Roof

livius drusus

11 Awesome Axolotl Facts

Rebecca OConnell

With big branch-like gills, lizard-like limbs, and a cute perma-smile, it’s hard not to fall in love with the axolotl.

How Far Can You Fall and Still Survive?

Jake Rossen

11 Delicious Facts About Bagels

Roma Panganiban

Here’s everything you need to know about the Polish treat that took New York by storm.

Throw the Virtual Wedding Ceremony of Your Dreams with IKEA

Rebecca OConnell

Finally, you can proclaim your love from the comfort of your own couch.

Professor Shaves Her Head For A Neuroscience Demonstration

Hannah Keyser

Inside the Factory Where Boeing Planes are Made

the mag

Take a peek at the world's largest maternity ward—Boeing's 98-acre factory in Everett, Wash., where newborn planes are delivered every day.

10 Secrets of eBay PowerSellers

Jake Rossen

10 Famous People Who Protested Sacco and Vanzetti's Conviction

Jennifer M Wood

Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti’s names are associated with one of the most infamous double homicides in American history. But were they guilty?

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