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11 Things You Might Not Know About Lager

Presented by Samuel Adams.

There Is Now an Airbnb for the Fictional Star Wars Universe

Andrew LaSane

Book a room inside a Tauntaun or aboard the Death Star with this fun parody website.

Julia Child’s French Vacation Home Is Up For Sale

Michele Debczak

Bon appétit!

How Do Wind-Up Music Boxes Work?

Anna Green

You can learn a lot about engineering and acoustics just by taking a look inside a music box.

Retrobituaries: Annie Londonderry, First Woman to Cycle Around The World

Kristy Puchko

It was a feat of physical endurance, mental fortitude, and entrepreneurial creativity—back when even being a woman on a bike was controversial.

Bram Stoker Once Adapted 'Dracula' for the Theater

Kirstin Fawcett

Only two people showed up to watch the play's first and only performance.

Send Your Naughty Friends Coal This Year

Rebecca OConnell

Perfect for whoever is annoying you this holiday season.

A Brief History of Snow Globes

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

When a surgeon came to Erwin Perzy for help, it wasn't because he wanted a tiny globe he could shake.

Watch This Craftsman Turn Sticks of Wood Into Christmas Tree Sculptures

Andrew LaSane

Using only a chisel, this guy creates amazing sculptures for the holiday season.

Seattle Just Had Its Darkest Day in Nine Years

Dennis Mersereau

The combination of thick clouds, steady rain, Seattle’s high latitude, and the sun’s low angle created the seriously gloomy conditions.

30 Unusual and Geeky Ornaments

Rebecca OConnell

Give your tree a little character with one of these ornaments.

Watch a Rare Episode of 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' About Violence

Caitlin Schneider

Video from the special episode hasn't been seen in almost 35 years.

Here She Is, Miss Subways: Meet the Former Pageant Queens of NYC Transit

Maggie Malach

The pageant winners who once reigned over New York’s public transit.

These Maps Illustrate the History and Demographics of the Middle East

Kirstin Fawcett

Learn about the region's history, culture, and current political climate.

Unhappiness Does Not Cause Illness, Say Researchers

Kate Horowitz

A new paper concludes that people are unhappy because they’re sick, not the other way around.