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Morning Cup of Links: The Technology of Phone Calls

Miss Cellania

Morning Cup of Links: Scientists on Climate Change

Miss Cellania

Brain Game: Math Square #228

Sandy Wood

Brain Game: Free Refills

Sandy Wood

6 Things We Learned from J.K. Rowling's New 'Harry Potter' Stories

Erin McCarthy

Today, J.K. Rowling published six new essays in the Order of the Phoenix section of the interactive Harry Potter site Pottermore.

The Levitating Halloween Pumpkin

Chris Higgins

Pod City: This Week's Most Interesting Podcasts

Whitney Matheson

Each week Whitney Matheson listens to many hours of podcasts, throws them in her brain funnel, and shares the most interesting things she learned.

13 Facts About The Simpsons' 'Treehouse of Horror'

Roger Cormier

'The Simpsons' have been telling scary tales for over 25 years. Some secrets have been drowned out over the frightened screams of its audience.

What’s the Difference Between Hair and Fur?

Sean Hutchinson

The most common distinction between hair and fur that people tend to make is usually between you and your pet. You have hair on your head, and your dog Fido has fur all over its body.

11 Fun Historical Newspaper Clippings About Halloween

Julia Suits

Halloweens of yesteryear were filled with treats, but many more tricks—or at least that's how it seems from contemporary newspaper clippings.

13 Questions for Cory Michael Smith, Star of 'Gotham'

Erin McCarthy

We sat down with the actor a few days before Halloween to chat about acting with Frances McDormand, playing the future Riddler, and horrible Halloween costumes.

When Germany Tried to Assassinate Winston Churchill with a Killer Candy-Gram

Lucas Reilly the mag

When the Nazis concocted a plan to kill the prime minister, they aimed straight for his stomach.

25 Fun Size Facts About Candy

Jason English

Hand these out to trick-or-treaters this year.

7 Lifehacks to Boost Your Productivity

20 Stores That Refuse to Open on Thanksgiving

Alvin Ward

While the Black Friday craze has inched more and more into Thanksgiving, there are still stores that allow workers to stay home and enjoy the holiday.

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