Morning Cup of Links


‘Friend Books’ Were the Facebook of the 16th Century

Shaunacy Ferro

Social media isn’t new.

Scientists Use Ultrasound to Activate Brain Cells

Jordan Rosenfeld

They altered how neurons behave in the brains of nematode worms.

10 Twangy Facts About Disney's Country Bear Jamboree

Stacy Conradt

Even a bona fide Liver Lips McGrowl groupie might not know these facts about the classic Disney attraction.

The Prettiest Pigeons You've Ever Seen

Kate Horowitz

Quirky portraits capture the birds’ beauty and personality.

When Evacuating Hospitals, Some People Use Baby Aprons

Kate Horowitz

Hospital staff use infant evacuation aprons to carry babies to safety.

Science Explains Why You Can't Smell Your Own House

Kate Horowitz

It's for your own good.

12 Spectacular Facts About ‘American Beauty’

Tara Aquino

Sam Mendes's Oscar-winning directorial debut was inspired by Amy Fisher and Joey Buttafuoco.

What's Up With Exclamation!!! Marks!!! Between!!! Words!!!?

Gretchen McCulloch

Play With Adoptable Kittens From Your Computer

Michele Debczak

The internet is a beautiful thing.

The 11 Actors Who Voice Over 100 'Simpsons' Characters

Caitlin Schneider

You'll never guess who voices Santa's Little Helper.

Embarrass Your Pet This Halloween With These 16 Incredible Costumes

Rebecca OConnell

A curated selection of offbeat Halloween costumes your pets are sure to love.

H.P. Lovecraft’s Spooky Poem About Edgar Allan Poe

Anna Green

"Espy amidst these tombs the shade of Poe"

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These Are the 'Star Wars' Helmet Speakers You're Looking For

Andrew LaSane

Officially licensed Bluetooth speakers for the diehard Star Wars fan.

Mounted Wall Antlers Made From Plants

Rebecca OConnell

Designer Fabio Milito and Paula Studio teamed up to create arrangements that mimic the look of mounted antlers.