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Free the Pinball Machines

Free the Pinball Machines

Brain Game

President

Brain Game

President

Book vs. Movie

Book vs. Movie

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Beautiful Nature: The Portuguese Man-of-War

Chris Higgins

Why Do Itches Itch?

the mag Hannah Keyser

We’re not talking about itches from bug bites or poison ivy, which are reactions to histamine. We mean those random itches that leave you absent-mindedly scratching your nose.

Morning Cup of Links: Hamsters—They're Just Like Us!

Rebecca OConnell

10 Words With Difficult-to-Remember Meanings

Arika Okrent

Sometimes there are words that you've seen, read, and maybe even used in conversation whose meaning you can never keep straight.

10 Slow-Motion Explosions

Alvin Ward

Watch things like eggs and water balloons and watermelons explode, then watch them explode again in slow motion.

7 Things We Learned from David Rees

Chris Higgins

Weekend Links: Spiders Love Big Cities

Roma Panganiban

Pooters, SkyMall, and Haterade - The David Rees Interview

Chris Higgins

The Real Value of $100 by Metro Area

Jason English

How far does your money go in each area?

Nicholas Felton's Quantified Life

Chris Higgins

The Best Video Games to Invest In

Rebecca OConnell

WWI Centennial: Charleroi and Mons

Erik Sass

Weekend Links: Chocolate-Flavored Fruit

Roma Panganiban

Pixar's Lucky Charm: John Ratzenberger's Role in Each of the Studio's Movies

Stacy Conradt

5 Delightful Science Experiments From 100 Years Ago

Therese Oneill The Week

In 1892, the dubiously named Mr. Tom Tit published a book of at-home activities for children called Magical Experiments: or, Science in Play.

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