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Morals, Mammaries, and the Invention of the Stethoscope

Matt Soniak

In 1816, French physician Rene Theophile Hyacinthe Laennec had a young woman on his exam table, and no idea what to do with her.

China is Relocating 9000 People to Build the World’s Largest Radio Telescope

Michele Debczak

The telescope will be used to further the search for alien life.

40 Magnificent M-Words To Maximize Your Vocabulary

Paul Anthony Jones

Memorize these if you're a mnemotechnist, but be careful not to come off as magniloquent, lest you make everyone maungy.

Colossal 404-Carat Diamond Discovered in Angola

Kirstin Fawcett

It's valued at as much as $14 million.

10 Big Facts About Saint Bernards

Rebecca OConnell

Learn more about these gentle giants.

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Words that Sound Like What They Mean are Easier to Learn

Shaunacy Ferro

If a word sounds like its meaning, it’s easier to remember.

11 Hacks to Make Tax Season A Breeze

Presented by Allstate.

Hershey’s Introduces Carrot Cake Kisses for Easter

Rudie Obias

When chocolate bunnies just won’t do.

How Jackie Chan Draws Inspiration From Classic Hollywood

Anna Green

The legendary martial artist/actor has been called the “Buster Keaton of martial arts” and the “lightning-fast Charlie Chaplin of martial arts moviemaking” for a reason.

This Circular Power Strip May Be the Answer to Your Charging Woes

Michele Debczak

Five outlets and two USB ports in a pocket-sized package.

War for Scarce Resources Didn't Kill Off Easter Islanders, Study Says

Kate Horowitz

Analysis of the “spear points” scattered across the island shows they may actually have been household tools.

10 Remarkably Niche Dating Websites

Nick Keppler

There's even a place where 'Star Trek' fans can find someone to Klingon to.

Study Says We Eat More When Our Kitchens Are Messy

Kirstin Fawcett

Yet another reason to clean up between meals.

J.R.R. Tolkien Poems Discovered in 1936 College Magazine

Anna Green

Tolkien scholar Wayne Hammond has tracked down two of the writer’s previously unseen poems.

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