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Watch Computer Scientists Recall Their First Computers

Kirstin Fawcett

Computers might be a jumble of processors and wires, but they elicit some truly heartwarming memories.

Savor These 24 Facts About Wine

12. In 2004, Two Buck Chuck won the top prize at the 28th annual International Eastern Wine Competition, beating out 2300 other wines.

5 Questions: Lords a-Leaping

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Take a Break to Watch This Fibonacci-Inspired Zoetrope Spin

Shaunacy Ferro


11 Ways to Become a Better Communicator

Here's What Happened to Harry and Karen in ‘Love Actually'

Jennifer M Wood

A dozen years after its release, the film's script editor revealed what happened to Alan Rickman and Emma Thompson's characters.

WWI Centennial: Haig Takes Command

Erik Sass

The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that shaped our modern world. Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened.

Astronauts Can Finally Enjoy a Proper Spot of Tea in Space

Michele Debczak

This world-renowned chef is reinventing British staples for the ISS.

15 Historical Transit Maps From Around the World

Caitlin Schneider

From Antwerp to Philly, these vintage designs prove that transit maps have been bringing the eye candy for years.

15 Famous People Who Picked Careers Their Parents Disapproved Of

Nicole Garner

Where would the field of nursing be if Florence Nightingale had listened to her parents?

Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Year is ‘Ism’

Arika Okrent

Merriam-Webster chooses their winner by tracking which words people look up the most over the course of the year in their online dictionary.

15 Historical Tips for Hosting a Holiday Party

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The Public Got to Name 45 New Exoplanets and Stars

Shaunacy Ferro

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The Missing Links: Fake Viral Photos of 2015

Colin Patrick

15 Things You Didn’t Know Could Be Tiny

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