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The Time Teddy Roosevelt Traumatized Dr. Seuss

Mark Mancini

Given some of his outlandish characters, you might not peg Dr. Seuss as the quiet type. But by most accounts, the beloved author was a shy, soft-spoken person who hated addressing large groups.

‘World’s Smallest Stroller’ Collapses to the Size of a Handbag

Michele Debczak

The Pockit stroller is small enough to store beneath the seat of an airplane.

67 Awesome Halloween Costume Ideas

Miss Cellania

Since way back in 2007, we've been rounding up our favorite Halloween costumes each year. If you're looking for a costume idea, here are some of the best!

Man Is His Own Child’s Uncle, Says DNA Testing

Kate Horowitz

A Washington man and his wife thought the fertility clinic had used the wrong sperm.

Beautiful Artwork That Only Shows Up When the Street is Wet

Rebecca OConnell

With the help of Pantone, a group of designers painted a sneaky mural on the street that only becomes visible when it rains.

Update: 'Brain Surgery Live' Patient Greg Grindley Is Up and Walking

Kirstin Fawcett

Nurses say that on Monday, Grindley "sprinted around the floor."

This Video Lets You Time-Travel Through 5000 Years of Makeup History

Kirstin Fawcett

From foundation to eyeliner, your cosmetics bag is filled with history.

12 Finger-Lickin' Facts About KFC

Hannah Keyser

For one thing, the Colonel is a real guy, and he'll never reveal his original recipe.

New Nutella Campaign Celebrates the Many Dialects of Italy

Arika Okrent

Nutella engaged a panel of dialect scholars to put together a guide to 135 characteristic expressions from 16 regions of Italy.

The Ghost-Obsessed Professor Who Became Haunted By the Living

Nick Greene

A post-industrial American ghost story.

Peanut Butter Glows in the Dark

Kate Horowitz

See for yourself!

8 Mysterious Facts About 'Ghostwriter'

Andrew LaSane

This mid-1990s kids' crime show was once called the "most ambitious educational project since 'Sesame Street.'"

Why Is There An ‘R’ in Mrs.?

Arika Okrent

Morning Cup of Links: Horrifying Halloween Makeup

Miss Cellania

Great links for your edification and enjoyment!

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