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35 Obsessively Specific Gifts for Every Person on Your List

the mag

This hyper-tailored shopping list has something for everyone you know, including your very sophisticated chicken.

Abraham Lincoln's Retirement Plans

Mark Mancini

We all know Honest Abe’s untimely fate, but had it not been for that deadly trip to Ford’s Theatre, how would he have spent his private life after leaving office?

16 Artworks Made From Sweet, Sweet Gummy Bears

Jill Harness

You might be surprised by how many artists choose to work with gummy bears. Here’s a small sample of the many creations artistically crafted from these sweet snacks.

SimCityEDU: Gaming in the Classroom

Chris Higgins

Why Are Puppies Born With Their Eyes Closed?

Ethan Trex

Because they won the evolutionary lottery.

How to Behave Politely In 12 Countries

When you travel abroad, you always want to mind your manners. Here’s an easy guide to behaving brilliantly around the world.

Morning Cup of Links: The Godzilla Platypus

Brian Abrams

The Names of 34 International Sesame Street Co-Productions

DeAnna Kerley

When Sesame Street debuted in 1969, many producers, teachers, and government officials from different countries contacted the Children’s Television Workshop about airing versions of Sesame Street with

World War I Centennial: Kaiser Warns Belgian King that War is Inevitable

Erik Sass

Erik Sass will be looking back at the lead-up to World War I, covering events 100 years after they occurred. This is the 91st installment in the series.

Why the Scots Gave One of their Roads Wiggly Lines

Chris Stokel-Walker

Stirling Council had a problem.

1000 Hip Hop Monikers on One Huge Poster

Lucas Reilly

Do you always mix up your Lil Romeos with your Lil Renos?

The Missing Links: Timeless?

Colin Patrick

56 Delightful Victorian Slang Terms You Should Be Using

Erin McCarthy

We don't know how these phrases ever fell out of fashion, but we propose bringing them back.

5 Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

One of the most important comics ever made comes to Comixology.

A Brief History of Video Game Title Design

Chris Higgins