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Iceland's Yule Lads Bring Gifts, Steal Meat

Kate Horowitz

Thirteen bearded wild men descend upon Icelandic homes to reward children who behave and punish those who don’t.

15 Nostalgic Facts About 'My Girl'

Roger Cormier

Columbia Pictures hired child psychologists to tell the public it was okay to bring kids to the theater.

Find Out What Solar Power Would Save You Using Google Maps

Michele Debczak

Would installing solar panels make sense where you live?

5 Questions: "See" Me

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Remember the First 100 Digits of Pi Using This Basic Technique

Caitlin Schneider

A druid, Muammar Gaddafi, and a horseshoe are all players in this genius memory hack.

10 Towns That Seem Straight Out of a Storybook

Kristy Puchko

While the world's biggest cities have spent centuries competing over the tallest towers and grandest innovations, these lovely towns have held on to their quaint houses and curious designs.

Watch Puppets Act Out George Saunders's Rules of Good Storytelling

Anna Green

Saunders shares his storytelling secrets, with a little help from paper puppets.

Would You Wear a Ring With Someone Else's DNA Inside of It?

Andrew LaSane

Give the gift of yourself with these custom jewelry ideas.

Relax With This Video of an Industrial Egg Breaker

Rebecca OConnell

Watch these raw eggs float down a metal chute, lazy river-style.

11 Brilliant Gifts $10 and Under

Hannah Keyser

Even if you’re strapped for cash, you can still impress everyone on your gift list.

Morning Cup of Links: Godzilla Returns Again

Miss Cellania

Great links for your enjoyment!

Why Computer Scientists Are Studying Tom Hanks's Face

Anna Green

Computer scientists at the University of Washington are trying to figure out just what makes Tom Hanks look like Tom Hanks.

12 Whirling Facts About Tornadoes

Craig McClain

4. The nuclear damage on Nagasaki led to a major scientific discovery.

Watch a Basketball Explode in Slow Motion

Kirstin Fawcett

Even the most basic principles of physics can be mesmerizing to witness.