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The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Odd news items from around the world.

Mindfulness Might Create False Memories, New Study Finds

Shaunacy Ferro

All that focus on being self aware leaves people susceptible to false memories.

Get Blissed Out With The Very First Episode of 'The Joy of Painting'

Caitlin Schneider

Proof that the classic show was amazing from the very beginning.

Kansas City and Toronto Libraries Exchange Literary Insults on Twitter

Michele Debczak

Even the librarians are getting caught up in playoffs fever.

What Discontinued Food or Drink Do You Miss the Most?

Jason English

On Fridays we ask a bunch of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon.

Barcelona's Sagrada Família Begins Final Stage of Construction

Rebecca OConnell

After 133 years of construction, the Sagrada Familia is still only 70 percent finished.

To Cool Off, This Fish Gets Out of the Water

Kate Horowitz

Mangrove rivulus fish use dry land the same way we use swimming pools.

Official Art and Plot Synopsis for 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Revealed

Erin McCarthy

As Rowling promised, it’s not a prequel, but a story about Harry and his youngest son—and it seems that all is not well after all.

Morning Cup of Links: How Skywriting Works

Miss Cellania

Links for great weekend reading!

7 Movies That Could Have Starred Daniel Day-Lewis

Rebecca Pahle

The three-time Best Actor Oscar winner has had a lot of cinematic flybys, some for the better.

What Makes Dogs Tilt Their Heads?

Michele Debczak

Turns out there's some adorable psychology behind this behavior.

Domino’s Tricked-Out Delivery Car Has a Built-In Oven

Michele Debczak

The next pizza you order from Domino's may be arriving in style.

12-Year-Old Scientist Develops a Plan for Stopping Allergies

Caitlin Schneider

Iris Gupta took a problem from everyday life, and used science to try to solve it.

5 Famous Chefs Show Off the Inside of Their Fridges

Shaunacy Ferro

A new photography book shows what world-renown cooks keep in their home kitchens.

The World’s Most Annoying Teddy Bear Won’t Stop Singing Until You Destroy It

Anna Green

The diabolical bear sings "Happy Birthday" for three-and-a-half hours straight.