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Brain Game

Lies, Lies, Lies

Brain Game

Lies, Lies, Lies

Dressing for Shark Week

Dressing for Shark Week

The Future of Food

The Future of Food

Brain Game

Five with Four

Brain Game

Five with Four

Hollywood Couples

Hollywood Couples

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15 Facts About 'Apocalypto'

Sean Hutchinson

As these stories show, making Mel Gibson’s sprawling Mayan adventure film was an epic journey in its own right.

What Did Grover Cleveland Do Between Terms?

Kathy Benjamin

In 1888, Grover Cleveland lost reelection to Benjamin Harrison. Cleveland really thought he was done with government after that. But his wife may have thought otherwise.

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The Salmon Cannon Helps Fish Travel Upstream

Jessica Hullinger

Brain Game: Nap Time

Sandy Wood

The Missing Links: Bizarre Vintage Medical Treatments

Colin Patrick

26 Amusing Facts About Amusement Parks

Alvin Ward

Some stories you can tell your friends in line at the theme park this summer.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

Miles Davis’ Chili Recipe

Matt Soniak

Miles Davis was one of the most important and influential musicians of the 20th century, and changed the course of jazz music more times in his life than some people change their sheets.

A Brief History of Texting in Movies

Chris Higgins

Why Isn't 'Arkansas' Pronounced Like 'Kansas'?

Arika Okrent

Kansas and Arkansas aren’t so far from each other on the map, but their names seem to want nothing to do with each other.

25 Future Stars Who Appeared on 'Are You Afraid of the Dark?'

Erin McCarthy

Morning Cup of Links: Free the Pinball Machines

Hannah Keyser

How Lethal Is My Doctor's Sloppy Handwriting?

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101 Masterpieces: "The Call of Cthulhu"

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H.P. Lovecraft keeps getting name-checked in pop culture. Here's why he matters.

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