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7 Unexpected Ways Fire Changed the Course of History
Presented by National Geographic.... READ ON
Fun
Meet the Man Who Claimed to Have the World's Longest Last Name
He usually went by Mr. Wolfe + 585, Senior.... READ ON
Movies
How Robert De Niro's Landlord Landed a Role in Goodfellas
Chuck Low repeated a familiar line to his famous tenant: "I wanna be in the movies, I wanna be in the movies."... READ ON
Movies
Le Creuset to Release Beauty and the Beast-Themed Cookware
In honor of the upcoming live-action version, you can buy a soup pot that honors Belle and friends.... READ ON
Food
9 Royally Interesting Facts You Might Not Know About King Cake
The colorful cake is primarily associated with Big Easy revelry, but its history reaches back centuries.... READ ON
Retrobituaries
Giuseppe Dosi, Italy's Famed Detective and Master of Disguise
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.... READ ON
Videos
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. Some people claim that the practice even causes them to hallucinate.... READ ON
Space
SpaceX Is Sending Two Private Citizens Around the Moon
The flight is scheduled for late 2018.... READ ON
Words
6 Idioms That Came From Film And Theater
Chances are, you’ve probably used an idiom from film or theater in an everyday context—maybe without even knowing it.... READ ON
Words
Lookups of 'Exhume' and 'Confluence' Spiked During the Oscars Ceremony
When Hollywood talks, people listen. Then they Google.... READ ON
Live Smarter
Why Making Decisions Stresses Some People Out
Plus, what you can do about it.... READ ON
Travel
Take a Literary Vacation With Rail Europe
The railway has prepared a few itineraries for book-loving travelers.... READ ON
Big Question
What Causes Friction?
The answer is surprisingly simple.... READ ON
Dinosaurs
Interactive Map Plots Where Every Known Fossil Was Discovered
See who your neighbors would have been 100 million years ago.... READ ON
Live Smarter
Here's Your First Look at the Revamped Nokia 3310
The classic phone is back, with a modern twist.... READ ON
Books
15 Things You Might Not Know About Of Mice and Men

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