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15 Bits of Advice for 19th Century Houseguests That Still Hold Up

There’s no shortage of tricky issues to address when you’re staying with a friend or family member.

Study Says Human Hands Are More Primitive Than Chimps’

Shaunacy Ferro

Human hands are much like those of our last common ancestor with chimpanzees.

The Missing Links: Before Photoshop

Colin Patrick

Drink Up! The Stories Behind 11 Regional Soft Drinks

Scott Allen

While some brands have branched out from their humble beginnings, others have maintained a more localized appeal.

Will There Ever Be a 'Catcher in the Rye' Movie?

Stacy Conradt

15 Forgotten Summertime Activities We Need To Bring Back

Summer is here and it’s time to enjoy the sunshine. Ditch your TV, shut down social media, and go outside.

Spooky Glass Bottles Inspired by H.P. Lovecraft

Rebecca OConnell

15 Ways to Profit From Poop

Jake Rossen

Stop flushing money down the toilet.

The World's First Parking Meter

Stacy Conradt

If you’ve ever lost an argument with a meter maid or gotten a ticket 30 seconds after the timer expired, direct your anger toward Carl C. Magee.

15 Professions That Are Using Games for Training

While there’s still nothing quite like hands-on experience in any profession, the feedback, variety, and customization of virtual training has made major progress over the past few years.

Morning Cup of Links: Comic Con 2015 Recap

Miss Cellania

Ice Cream Parlors Used to be Considered Evil

Erin Blakemore

At the turn of the 20th century, the ice cream parlor was regarded by many as a den of corruption, prostitution, and sin.

The 15 Funniest Secret Service Code Names

Erika Berlin

Who wouldn't want to be called "Whaleboat" or "Grandma"?

What’s With The New Yawk Accent?

Arika Okrent the mag

The story of how department stores taught us about language and prestige.

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