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12 Things You Didn’t Know about Burt of Burt’s Bees

Emily Becker

Meet the man behind the ubiquitous lip balm (and other personal care products).

Trivia Questions With a Common Theme

Take the quiz!

The Missing Links: Dr. Seuss's WWII Propaganda Films

Colin Patrick

What Does the Librarian of Congress Do?

Sonia Weiser

Presiding over the world's largest library isn't easy.

How Does a Country Set Withdrawal Limits On All Its ATMs at Once?

Nick Greene

How did Greece put corks in all their ATMs?

Beyond Salad Dressing: 15 Genius Uses For Vinegar

Shaunacy Ferro

Clean with it, disinfect with it, remove wallpaper with it, and more.

Astronomers Pinpoint the Exact Time of the V-J Day Kiss

Shaunacy Ferro

One of history's most famous photos now has a time-stamp, thanks to a determined trio of physicists.

Cut Out the Middle Man With Instant Pickles

Rebecca OConnell

The Time a King's Head Turned Up in Some Guy's Attic

Stacy Conradt

Frenchman Jacques Bellanger was using his storage space for more than just dusty Christmas decorations.

Name the Original Trivial Pursuit Categories

7 Comedians Who Did Great Things for Humanity

Colin Patrick

Maybe laughter really is the best medicine.

Eat Lunch 20 Feet Underwater

Rebecca OConnell

People ordering seafood might be a little self conscious with live fish looking over their shoulders.

Teachers Transform Lockers into Book Spines

Sonia Weiser

School might be out for summer, but teachers at Biloxi Junior High School in Mississippi are already preparing for the fall.

Morning Cup of Links: Tale of the Red Wall

Miss Cellania

The World's First Emergency Phone Number

Stacy Conradt

More than six decades after Alexander Graham Bell's revolutionary invention, Londoners realized a telephone-based emergency response system might come in handy.

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