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26 Fancy, Unusual Plurals That Work Like “Attorneys General”

Arika Okrent

Some plurals work in unexpected ways.

What Was Your Worst Travel Experience?

Jason English

On Fridays, we ask a bunch of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Brain Game: A Piece of Pie

Sandy Wood

28 Keys to Decoding British Pub Menus

Judith B Herman

Most of us know that American “fries” are British “chips.” Here’s a glossary to help you out of trickier menu muddles.

Humongous New Dinosaur Discovered in Patagonia

Mark Mancini

Ladies and gentlemen, meet Dreadnoughtus schrani, a newfound giant which—thanks to an amazing skeleton—can help us better understand some of the biggest dinosaurs that ever lived.

Why Is Seattle's CenturyLink Field So Loud?

Nick Greene

Last season CenturyLink Field was awarded the Guinness World Record for the loudest open-air stadium in the world. Why, exactly?

40 Tremendous College Traditions

Jason English

What do people do in the name of tradition at your school?

15 Hidden Gems in San Francisco

Anyone can find the Golden Gate Bridge or Alcatraz, but if you’re willing to embrace the unknown, you’ll find that San Francisco is full of hidden gems.

The Brief, Influential Life (and Sudden Death) of the World Football League

Lane Strauss

As a business, it was a complete mess. But in terms of football the way we know it today, the WFL was a very forward thinking league.

Shaking the Cherry Tree

Chris Higgins

Mosquitoes Get Bug Bites, Too

Matt Soniak

Brain Game: Hello, Governor

Sandy Wood

16 Facts About 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe'

Joy Lanzendorfer

Here are some things you may not know about this long-lived children’s classic.

Why is Ketchup So Hard to Pour?

Matt Soniak

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