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Modern Problems: "My in-laws are making the entire family go on a cruise. Can I ever so politely beg off?"

the mag AJ Jacobs

The Empire Strikes Back, Remade By 480 Fans

Chris Higgins

Name the Top 20 Harry Potter Characters by Number of Mentions

Brain Game: Math Square #236

Sandy Wood

23 Fun Facts About ‘Family Matters’

Jennifer M Wood

Did we do that? Oh, yes. We did.

8 Lifehacks for Dealing with Pets

We've got a doggy bag full of lifehacks to take the stress out of pets.

Why is the Second Audio Track on DVDs in French?

Kara Kovalchik

Most DVDs come with more than one audio track. The first one is generally English, and more than likely the second one will be French. Pourquoi?

States by Capital

Morning Cup of Links: The Inspirations Behind Movie Monsters

Miss Cellania

These are the Chemicals Inside Your Smartphone

Erin McCarthy

12 Halloween Ideas From 1884's Hottest Costume Guide

Nick Greene

Suggestions from 'Male Character Costumes, a Guide to Gentlemen's Costume Suitable for Fancy Dress Balls and Private Theatricals.'

Weekend Links: The Secret Recipe for Cronuts

Roma Panganiban

9 Bizarre and Endearing Inventions From 100 Years Ago

Therese Oneill The Week

Popular Mechanics has long profiled interesting new ideas and inventions, even if those innovations were destined to go no further than the magazine's pages.

"Coffee Jerks," An Examination of '50s and '60s Coffee Ads

Chris Higgins

These husbands are real jerks about their wives' coffee.

What Does a $1 Million RV Look Like?

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