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7 Très Interesting Facts about Canadian French

Arika Okrent

Most Americans don’t need to fly across an ocean to immerse themselves in the French language. There are millions of French speakers just to our north in Canada.

Morning Cup of Links: Early Drafts of Movie Villains

Miss Cellania

Links to keep you busy all day!

Here's How Far You'd Have to Go Back For English to Stop Making Sense

Michele Debczak

A thousand years ago, English might as well have been a different language.

This Light-Up Bike Helmet Helps Keep Cyclists Safe at Night

Kirstin Fawcett

The helmet, called Lumos, has a brake light and turn signals.

14 Things You Didn't Know About Nina Simone

Khalea Underwood

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Jaywalking Behavior Varies by Culture, Study Confirms

Shaunacy Ferro

An analysis of French and Japanese crosswalks found that the former are much more likely to cross against a red light.

These Clever Literary-Themed Teas Come in Book-Shaped Tins

Rebecca OConnell

Cuddle up with 'The Picture of Early Grey'

These Posters Highlight Women in Science Worth Knowing About

Because Marie Curie shouldn't be the only female scientist on your radar

43 Giant Presidential Heads Are Stuck in a Field in Virginia

Jay Serafino

The works of art are crumbling as people try to figure out what to do with them.

The Best Thing to Happen to Dog Owners Since Dogs

Nick Greene

Forget the Pooper Scooper. With Piqapoo, your dog can pick up after itself.

Lost Walt Whitman Novel Offers an Early Glimpse Into 'Leaves of Grass'

Jennifer M Wood

The 165-year-old novel is "like seeing the workshop of a great writer,” according to one scholar. “We’re discovering the process of Whitman’s own discovery.”

Deleted Scenes From the Original 'Ghostbusters' Have Been Found

Jay Serafino

The scene involves Ray's peculiar run-in with an amorous ghost.

An Epilepsy Drug May Have Treatment Potential for Migraines

Jordan Rosenfeld

It may be helpful for migraines with aura.

Why Don't Vultures Eat Live Prey?

Just like undertakers have the world’s most secure job, vultures have the world’s most secure food source.

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