Morning Cup of Links


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.

12 Sweet-and-Chewy Facts About Tootsie Rolls

Jeff Wells

They're a go-to candy for a reason.

This Glass Suspension Bridge in China Is Equal Parts Stunning and Scary

Kirstin Fawcett

The 300-meter long walkway connects two cliffs at the Shiniuzhai National Geological Park in China’s Hunan province.

17 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in October

Caitlin Schneider

Even grouches get a quirky holiday during the month of October.

MIT Student Builds Real-Time Transit Map for His Wall

Shaunacy Ferro

Way better than a Bob Marley poster.

11 Things Strategic Geniuses Do Differently Than Other People