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Easy-Bake Evolution: 50 Years of Cakes, Cookies, and Gender Politics

The story of the much beloved toy that's been a hit since day one.

11 Brilliant Gifts for the Harry Potter Fan in Your Life

Erin McCarthy

These presents are so magical, they’ll have wizards and Muggles alike crying “Accio gifts!”

20 Things You Might Not Have Known About 'Hamilton'

Erin McCarthy

Why George Washington's death was cut, and more...

Minnesota is Introducing a New 'Canoe Share' Along the Mississippi River

Kirstin Fawcett

Twin Cities residents will soon be able to check out canoes and kayaks for the day, in addition to bikes.

8 Amazing Dollhouses From Around the World

Bess Lovejoy

With many of these ornate dollhouses costing thousands of dollars, they're definitely not just kids' stuff.

5 Questions: McCloud

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Far Out! A Psychedelic View of Pluto

Shaunacy Ferro

A false-color image of the dwarf planet shows the variation in color among regions.

11 Things Prince Charles Does With His Time

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

On the day the new royal prince—his first grandson—was born, Charles, Prince of Wales, was going about business as usual, all the British papers reported.

A Member of Parliament Wants Hedgehogs as the UK's National Species

Andrew LaSane

MP Oliver Colvile recently nominated the hedgehog as a national symbol to raise awareness of the species' declining numbers.

Artist Puts Classic Actors In Modern Movie Posters

Anna Green

Graphic designer Peter Stults creates beautifully designed hypothetical movie posters.

Researchers Discover Lost Island Where Athenians and Spartans Once Battled

Anna Green

The site of a major battle between the Spartans and Athenians during the Peloponnesian War, the island is mentioned in numerous ancient texts—but its exact whereabouts were unknown until now.

10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind

Livius Drusus

These textiles laughed in the face of entropy.

Join the 2015 Starling Survey

Kate Horowitz

Researchers are collecting data on starling sightings across the globe.

These Are the Funniest Screenplays Ever, According to the Writers Guild of America

Anna Green

The list spans 86 years of comedy filmmaking.

This Artist Has Created Some Awesomely Geeky Nesting Dolls

Mental Floss UK

Designer Andy Stattmiller puts a pop culture spin on standard nesting dolls.