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Doughnut Tent Design Could Make Camping a Little Easier

Hayley Harding

Before you pack for your next camping trip, you might want to check out this nifty new tent.

Name All 50 States in 10 Minutes

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A New Project Is Digitizing 1.5 Million African American History Records From the Civil War

Shaunacy Ferro

The Freedmen’s Bureau Project will index millions of 19th century family and work records from freed slaves.

Morning Cup of Links: Beware of Cat

Hayley Harding

New 'Harry Potter' Play Coming to the West End in 2016

Erin McCarthy

"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will open in London next year.

10 Things Walmart Has Yanked Off the Shelf

Ethan Trex

Earlier this week the retail giant said it would "remove all items promoting the confederate flag." Here's what else you won't see on Walmart's shelves.

10 Bridge Traditions From Around the World

Bess Lovejoy

Paris' love locks are far from the world's only bridge-related tradition.

Why Do Airplane Windows Have Tiny Holes?

Sonia Weiser

6 Forgotten Pizzas from Instant Pizza's Golden Age

Kara Kovalchik

Remember when the best flavored Pop Tart was sausage pizza flavor?

10 Little-Used Shakespearisms

Paul Anthony Jones

Not all Shakespeare’s snappiest phrases and expressions caught on.

Pizza for Reading: Pizza Hut's 'Book It!'

Chris Higgins

Hey kids—want free pizza? Start reading!

The Short, Strange Life of McDonald's Pizza

Jake Rossen

In 1986, America's favorite burger joint tried to become a pizzeria. Here's why it didn't work.

This Keurig-esque Machine Makes You Instant Cocktails

Rebecca OConnell

The Rivalry of Brooklyn Neighborhoods: Pigtown and Spotless Town

Rebecca OConnell

Needless to say, the residents of the rival neighborhoods didn't care for each other very much.

12 Things You Might Not Know About 'I, Claudius'

Mark Mancini

"I, Claudius" follows an emperor who played dumb to survive, and this historical fiction novel by Robert Graves became an immediate success.

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