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Carb Lovers, Rejoice: Bakers Have Produced the World's Longest Baguette

Kirstin Fawcett

The Guinness Record-breaking loaf stretches 400 feet, and was made in only seven hours.

5 Questions: Something about Mary

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Twisty Art Museum/Bridge Spans a Norwegian River

Shaunacy Ferro

It’s part gallery, part infrastructure for an Oslo sculpture park and museum.

The Evolution of Punctuating Paragraphs Through 5 Specific Markers

Keith Houston

Before writers ever thought to separate their words with spaces or punctuate their sentences with periods, documents were routinely arranged into visible, helpful paragraphs.

Artist Transforms Her Childhood Home Into a Snarling Monster

Michele Debczak

This is how to do Halloween right.

WWI Centennial: France Confers Citizenship, Conscription

Erik Sass

MIT Uses LEGO Models to Get People Excited About Urban Planning

Michele Debczak

Learning about how your city runs doesn't have to be boring.

Watch Vin Diesel Nerd Out During a Game of Dungeons & Dragons

Andrew LaSane

The actor returns to his roots with some spirited fantasy play.

Artist Covers Walls in Elaborate Patterns Made of Real Insects

Rebecca OConnell

This bright 'wallpaper' is equal parts beautiful and horrifying.

Designer Plays With Her Food, Turns It Into Complex Art

Rebecca OConnell

Anna Keville Joyce's art looks good enough to eat … maybe because it is.

Dartmouth Researchers Authenticate Controversial Photo of JFK's Assassin

Shaunacy Ferro

The "backyard photo" of Lee Harvey Oswald isn't a fake, as conspiracy theorists argue.

Watch Flesh-Eating Beetles Devour Dead Animals

Shaunacy Ferro

It's for science!

Each Fall, a Town in Oregon Races Pumpkin 'Boats' Across a Lake

Kirstin Fawcett

The hollowed-out gourds provide a spectacle, but are they seaworthy?

6 Presidential Facts About James Buchanan

Benjamin Lampkin

Some American presidents have their faces on currency, some get memorialized in film and literature.

Six Degrees of Francis Bacon Shows Links Between Your Favorite Historical Figures

Anna Green

Ever wondered who knew whom in Early Modern Britain?