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Science Explains Why Some People Are Attracted to Jerks

Erin McCarthy

We all know at least one: That friend who complains incessantly about his fickle girlfriend, and yet keeps going back to her, even though most of the time she doesn’t treat him well.

The Missing Links: The Top Dog of Baseball Uniforms

Colin Patrick

A New Supply of Oddly Specific Niche Blogs

Miss Cellania

The First-Ever Submissions to 6 Social Media Sites

Rebecca O'Connell

Looking back at the humble beginnings can be fun; often the first posts are mundane and otherwise insignificant.

Stunning Drawings of the 1901 World's Fair in Buffalo, NY

Hannah Keyser

"Since the world began, this is the first time that human eyes have beheld such floods of artificial light as the untiring cataract of Niagara generates for the Exposition.

31 Adorable Slang Terms for Sexual Intercourse from the Last 600 Years

Arika Okrent

When it comes to the ol’ houghmagandy, a little mystery goes a long way.

Brain Game: About Nothing

Sandy Wood

Sports Illustrated's Predictions for the Future of Sports (in 1991)

Nick Greene

For the fan, the future was good.

15 Twitter Accounts for History Buffs

Erin McCarthy

We’ve covered word nerds; now, follow a few twitter accounts that will satisfy your historical curiosity.

How Did Soldiers Communicate Long-Distance Before Radios and Walkie-Talkies?

Kara Kovalchik

The military has been using musical instruments for strategic purposes ever since Joshua made those walls at Jericho come a-tumblin’ down.

Morning Cup of Links: Photoshop Magic

Miss Cellania

12 Predictions for the Year 2000 from a 19th-Century German Chocolate Company

Hannah Keyser

Right around the same time that French postcards were predicting lots of aerial and aquatic activities in the year 2000 as part of the 1900 Paris Worlds Fair, a German chocolate company decided to get

Meet "Normal Al" Yankovic

Stacy Conradt

Here's a look at what happens when the polka master goes normal.

5 Creative Ways Directors Put Horses on Stage

Emma del Valle

Here are a few notable instances in which directors and designers have approached this challenge with creativity, resourcefulness, and absurdity.

Meet the World's First Family Robot

Jessica Hullinger

Can Jibo come live with you?

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