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Brain Game

Hello, Governor

Brain Game

Hello, Governor

A Non-Bohemian World

A Non-Bohemian World

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11 Road Trip Destinations Where You Can Be Part of Breaking a World Record

If you can be at the right place at the right time, you can stake your claim to being a record-breaking legend.

Grave Sightings: Colonel Sanders

Stacy Conradt

After realizing that there are a lot of taphophiles out there, I’m finally putting my archive of interesting tombstones to good use.

30 Discoveries About Family History in Spanish Surnames

Judith B Herman

Some occupational surnames are transparent. Here are a few that are a bit less obvious.

33 Grocery Store Staples Named After Real People

Jennifer M Wood

From Duncan Hines to Chef Boyardee.

Why Do Americans Eat What We Eat For Breakfast?

Hannah Keyser

Here's how breakfast foods became breakfast foods in the first place.

11 Eat-It-All-And-It's-Free Road Trip Gems for Hungry Foodies

You’ll get a real bargain, a great story, or both.

Morning Cup of Links: The Vacation That Never Was

Miss Cellania

The Missing Links: Saturday Morning Beatles

Colin Patrick

36 Things You Might Not Know About Cats

Jason English

Amazing facts for the cat lovers out there.

11 Beautiful Black Chickens

Miss Cellania

The Stories Behind 10 Johnny Cash Songs

Stacy Conradt

Here's what the Man in Black was singing about.

Beautiful Bowling Balls Dance in Waves

Chris Higgins

How Rainbow Rowell Went From Newspaper Reporter to Superstar Novelist

the mag Jen Doll

A friend asked me, “What are you writing for yourself?” I realized I’d never written anything just for myself.

Why Are Baseball Seasons 162 Games Long?

Hannah Keyser

This week, Major League Baseball released the schedule for the 2015 season.

11 Successful Products Originally Invented for Something Else

Hannah Keyser Haley Sweetland Edwards

Although some of these are sort of cringe-inducing in their original applications, they found new life—and commercial popularity—in unintended ways.

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