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15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Vegas Vacation

Sean Hutchinson

Morning Cup of Links: Lord of the Rings Trivia

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Proper Handshake Etiquette in 14 Countries

Alvin Ward

Sometimes even the simplest things—like handshakes—can be entirely different.

Clico: The Story of Franz Taaibosch

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Morning Cup of Links: Solar-Powered Cats

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Morning Cup of Links: FCC to Regulate Net Neutrality

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What Was Your Best/Worst Science Fair Project?

Jason English

On Fridays, we ask a bunch of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...

14 Incredible Images from Smithsonian.com's Photo Contest

Rebecca OConnell

Four Common Household Mysteries Explained

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The Weird Week in Review

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Physicist Jon Butterworth on Discovering the Higgs Boson

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9 Things You Didn't Know About Disney's Cinderella

Stacy Conradt

With the new Cinderella movie coming out next week, here are some things you may not know about the 1950 version.

Name the Songs From Their Second Verses

Pod City: Highlights from ‘On Being,’ ‘The Moth,’ and More of This Week's Podcasts

Whitney Matheson

18 Things You Might Not Have Known About 'Beavis and Butt-head'

Roger Cormier

You're smarter than its stars, but you might not know everything about one of the most infamous shows of all time.