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9 Royally Interesting Facts You Might Not Know About King Cake

Jeff Wells

The colorful cake is primarily associated with Big Easy revelry, but its history reaches back centuries.

Retrobituaries: Giuseppe Dosi, Italy's Famed Detective and Master of Disguise

Livius Drusus

He had at least 17 confirmed disguises, and five fully fleshed-out identities complete with fake identity documents, background stories, and even their own penmanship.

What's the Deal With Sensory Deprivation Tanks?

In recent years, Flotation Sensory Deprivation has become popular. Proponents of the practice claim that it is therapeutic and relaxing.

SpaceX Is Sending Two Private Citizens Around the Moon

Michele Debczak

The flight is scheduled for late 2018.

6 Idioms That Came From Film And Theater

Simon Davis

Chances are, you’ve probably used an idiom from film or theater in an everyday context—maybe without even knowing it.

Lookups of 'Exhume' and 'Confluence' Spiked During the Oscars Ceremony

Jennifer M Wood

When Hollywood talks, people listen. Then they Google.

Why Making Decisions Stresses Some People Out

Kate Horowitz

Plus, what you can do about it.

Take a Literary Vacation With Rail Europe

Shaunacy Ferro

The railway has prepared a few itineraries for book-loving travelers.

What Causes Friction?

Quora

The answer is surprisingly simple.

Interactive Map Plots Where Every Known Fossil Was Discovered

Michele Debczak

See who your neighbors would have been 100 million years ago.

Here's Your First Look at the Revamped Nokia 3310

Kirstin Fawcett

The classic phone is back, with a modern twist.

15 Things You Might Not Know About 'Of Mice and Men'

Michael Arbeiter

You Can't Miss Monday's Best Amazon Deals

Smart Shopping Team

From the Smart Shopping Team...

Sony's New Projector Turns Any Surface Into a Touch Screen

Jake Rossen

Your kids can now draw on the walls and not leave a mark.

6 Strange Guided Tours From Around the World

Rudie Obias

Sometimes you want to see something really off the beaten path.

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