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The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

The weirdest news stories of hte week.

Prison Debate Team Victorious Over Harvard Champs

The Week

Live From the White House: The First-Ever Televised Presidential Speech

Stacy Conradt

Harry Truman decided to take advantage of an exciting new medium back in October 1947.

8 Edible Plants With Potentially Deadly Doppelgängers

Janet Burns

The difference between delicious and deadly can be deviously small.

Quirky Crosswalks Take Over London

Shaunacy Ferro

The London Design Festival brought creativity to crossing the street.

Mayo Clinic Builds Fake Office to Study Indoor Health

Anna Green

It looks like a normal office, but it's outfitted with hidden sensors.

Poop-Like Plant Tricks Dung Beetles Into Burying Its Seeds

Kate Horowitz

Looking like crap isn’t always a bad thing.

Nobel Prize in Chemistry Awarded for DNA Repair Research

Kate Horowitz

The prize was awarded to biochemists Tomas Lindahl, Aziz Sancar, and Paul Modrich for their mechanistic studies of cell repair.

15 Awfully Big Facts About 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show'

Kara Kovalchik

Mary Richards blazed a path for Elaine Benes, Liz Lemon, and other single working women on TV.

Morning Cup of Links: Weird Circus History

Miss Cellania

Check out these links to start your websurfing today!

Why are Wedding Rings Worn on the Left Hand?

Mark Mancini

For years, couples have dedicated that finger to romance when any other digit would do.

Your Childhood View-Master is Back With a Virtual Reality Update

Michele Debczak

The future is now.

Help Create a National Parks Coloring Book

Caitlin Schneider

Because we know you've always dreamed of doing some delicate shading on Teddy Roosevelt's mustache.

15 Things to Do With Pumpkins (Besides Carve Them)

Alvin Ward

If the idea of scooping out pumpkin guts bums you out, consider these alternative projects instead.

The Ultimate Collection of 1990s "Under Construction” GIFs

Anna Green

Back in the '90s, the flashing GIFs were ubiquitous.