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6 Totally Wrong Historical Theories About What the Brain Is Made Of

the mag

They made a good effort, but these figures from history were a little lacking in brain power when it came to guessing what was happening inside our noggins.

The History of the First Mass Fingerprinting Operation

Kirstin Fawcett

In 1948, a little girl was murdered in England—and police decided to take action to find her killer.

Adam Savage's Scariest Moment on 'MythBusters'

Chris Higgins

This Twitter Game Lets You Choose Your Adventure

Anna Green

"Leon's Cool Game" blends the pixelated aesthetics of old school video games with the social media experience of today.

Watch How a Curb is Created

Rebecca OConnell

Though they usually go unnoticed, sidewalk curbs are a pretty impressive feat of engineering.

This Greeting Card Plays a Vinyl Record

Chris Higgins

Some assembly required.

16 Surprising Facts About 'Singles'

Roger Cormier

It's the movie that inspired 'Friends.' (Maybe.)

‘Aladdin’ Director Confirms Long-Held Fan Theory

Caitlin Schneider

You'll never watch this classic in the same way again.

6 Quirky Ways to Improve Brain Function

Kirstin Fawcett

Think you need to listen to Mozart or complete crossword puzzles to boost brain function? These quirky activities might also do the trick.

13 Judicious Facts About 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Eric D Snider

It's a scientific fact that no matter how great your own father may be, he's not as great as Atticus Finch.

11 Tips for Carving a Better Jack O'Lantern

Erin McCarthy

Forget two triangles and a toothy grin; this Halloween, take your jack o'lanterns to the next level.

40 Years Ago, the Women of Iceland Went on Strike

Shaunacy Ferro

Predictably, the whole country ground to a halt.

Get Happy: Swing Dancers Dance to Hip-Hop (and Vice Versa)

Chris Higgins

Prepare to smile.

Afraid of Clowns? Don't Visit This Nevada Motel

Bess Lovejoy

Conveniently located next to a century-old miners’ graveyard

The Man Without a Brain

Emma Adler the mag

Does gray matter really matter?