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What Is the Right Way to Make a Martini?

Clair McLafferty

The dry Martini probably entered history around 1900 with a 2:1 gin to vermouth ratio. By 1930, the ratio was closer to 5:1.

Scientists Find Awesome Fluorescent Corals in the Red Sea

Shaunacy Ferro

The colorful fluorescent animals show that deep sea coral comes in a wider array of colors than previously thought.

15 Transformative Facts About 'Teen Wolf'

Roger Cormier

Thirty years ago, kids were chanting "Wolf!" at the top of their lungs.

The Missing Links: The Tech World Reacts to Legalized Gay Marriage

Colin Patrick

6 Obscure Facts About the Noid

Chris Higgins

#1: The Noid led to a hostage situation.

When They Played Baseball on Ice Skates

Hannah Keyser

Pod City: 19 Popcorn-Worthy Movie Podcasts (Part 2)

Whitney Matheson

Papa John's, Pizza Hut, and the Great Pizza Feud of 1997

Jake Rossen

How an argument over dough wound up in the Supreme Court.

Support an Epic Project to Turn New York City Subway Stations Into Unique Pieces of Music

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Survey Says Some Americans Would Rather Clean the Toilet Than Floss

Sonia Weiser

How 30 Chicago Streets Got Their Names

Jocelyn Sears

There are hundreds upon hundreds of streets vectoring through the Windy City, and we've selected 30 whose etymologies were begging to be explored.

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.

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.

Name All 50 States in 10 Minutes

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Morning Cup of Links: Beware of Cat

Hayley Harding

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