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Modern Problems: "Technology has made my life an open book. What ever happened to the quaint notion of privacy?"

the mag AJ Jacobs

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

This week's new comics include Death of Wolverine, The Wrenchies and more.

The Time Fidel Castro Asked FDR for $10

Stacy Conradt

“If you like, give me a ten dollars bill green american, in the letter, because never, I have not seen a ten dollars bill green american and I would like to have one of them.”

11 Weird and Wonderful Letterheads

Emma del Valle

Here follows a selection of letterheads from a number of personages or organizations, famous and otherwise, taken from the phenomenal blog Letterheady, which is run by archivist Shaun Usher.

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Sandy Wood

Why Do So Many Russian Drivers Have Dashboard Cams?

Bryan Dugan

YouTube has become the depository for every lyric video, parody, and, apparently, copious amounts of shocking footage from dash-mounted cameras in Russia. But why?

The 13 Most Impressive Performances From 1978's Rock ‘N Roll Sports Classic

Nick Greene

What Are Scabs Made Of?

Sean Hutchinson

When you cut your skin, your body knows exactly what to do in order to heal the pesky wound as fast as possible. Eventually, a brownish rust colored scab forms over the cut.

This New App Provides Creative Way to Communicate

Rebecca OConnell

When texting and calling just won't do, there is Somebody™, the new app created by Miranda July and the New Museum.

Chubby Checker's Lost "Dig Dug" Atari Commercial

Chris Higgins

In 1982, Chubby Checker recorded a song about Dig Dug, the classic Atari game.

Morning Cup of Links: Crowdfunding the USS Enterprise

Miss Cellania

New Evidence Suggests Stonehenge Was Once a Complete Circle

Rebecca OConnell

Wiltshire's favorite prehistoric monument might have just become a little bit less mysterious.

The Secret that Helped an Untrained Runner Win an Ultramarathon

Lucas Reilly the mag

Cliff Young was not your typical marathon runner. A scrawny, 61-year-old Australian potato farmer who still lived with his mom, Young didn’t even own a pair of running shoes.

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Jason English

If you like fun facts and/or Instagram, you might like this.

9 Extinct Big Birds

Miss Cellania

Our friend from Sesame Street may be a big bird, but he’s tiny compared to some real birds that have roamed the earth in the past.

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