Brain Game: Dear Neighbor

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16 Simple Concepts Made Simpler on Simple Wikipedia

Arika Okrent

Simple English Wikipedia was launched in 2003 as a resource for "people with different needs, such as students, children, adults with learning difficulties and people who are trying to learn Engl

Why Do We Say "The Butler Did It"?

Matt Soniak

18 Outlandish Uses of Real and Fake Body Parts on Etsy

Therese Oneill

For millennia, artists have been using the human body as a source of inspiration. Here are some of the more innovative uses of the human body, actual and symbolic, available for purchase on Etsy.

10 American Movies That Won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival

Rudie Obias

The 66th annual Cannes Film Festival is in full swing. Although Cannes is an international film festival, flicks from the United States often win the festival’s grand prize.

The Missing Links: The Amazing Surfing Dog

Colin Patrick

Tips for Keeping your Tenement Tidy (in 1911)

Arika Okrent

Mabel Hyde Kittredge, activist and founder of the hot lunch program for public schools in New York, was the Martha Stewart of tenement living.

T-Shirt Tuesday: Gatsby Liquors

Erin McCarthy

5 Legendary Art Trials

the mag Clay Wirestone

Taking masterpieces to court is a tradition as old as the legal system. So is letting them off the hook.

12 Things We've Enhanced With Caffeine

Amanda Green

What's the buzz? Caffeine's now available in just about everything.

Why Is There So Much Poop in Swimming Pools?

The Week

Who would've guessed Caddyshack would prove so prophetic?

The Cocktail Chart: The Signature Drinks of Fictional Icons

Maureen Monahan

Want to drink like your favorite character? Now you can. Pop Chart Lab has created this handy chart brimming with recipes for the signature drinks of several unforgettable characters.

David Foster Wallace's Advice for Graduates

Chris Higgins

World War I Centennial: Conrad Urges War Against Serbia

Erik Sass

Rest in Pieces: 10 Transportation Graveyards

Andrew Moseman

Where the vehicles that one took people from Point A to Point B go to die.