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Words
25 Awesome Australian Slang Terms
History
8 of History's Greatest Cat Ladies
Dogs may be man’s best friend, but cats are a woman’s.... READ ON
Food
Why Does Your Sandwich Come With a Pickle?
Fun
Chindōgu: The Art of Unuseless
Big Question
Why Do Some Coffees Have Bubbles on Top?
This bubbly layer is the result of a chemical reaction often referred to as the "bloom."... READ ON
Science
10 Reasons Babies Are Tiny Superhumans
Infants can do a lot more than eat, sleep, and poop.... READ ON
History
6 Types of Witches From Around the World
History
A Brief History of Nylon
Big Question
Can Too Much Spicy Food Burn Off Your Taste Buds?
History
The Secret Pastimes of 7 Famous Philosophers
They're just like us!... READ ON
History
How the Civil War Broke Up the Camel Corps
In 1855, Jefferson Davis successfully convinced Congress to fund the very first Camel Corps.... READ ON
Big Question
What Is the Origin of the Word "Meme"?
Odds/Ends
Welcome to College Weekend!
Every now and again we hand over the keys to eager college students and take the weekend off.... READ ON
Big Question
Why Can't Some Men Grow Facial Hair?
Facial hair is a symbol of virility and wisdom (not to mention a wonderful enhancement to a male body). But that doesn't mean a man who suffers from boy face—meaning, he can't cultivate a beard—isn't wise or manly. So why can't some men grow facial hair?... READ ON
List
6 Signs That Reality is Catching Up with Science-Fiction
Albert Einstein once said, “I never worry about the future, it comes soon enough.” He was right—it’s just taken us a bit longer to get there than we expected.... READ ON
Big Question
Why Do Hollywood Movies Cost so Much to Make?
As they say, it takes money to make money, and Hollywood is certainly spending its fair share.... READ ON

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