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10 Stories of Conjoined Twins

Miss Cellania

The Epic Battle Over Congressional Seating

Matt Soniak

During the State of the Union a few weeks ago, I noticed that the members of Congress were sitting on rows of theater-style seating in the House Chamber.

Hear James Joyce Read From <em>Ulysses</em> and <em>Finnegans Wake</em>

Lucas Reilly

Sylvia Beach convinced the author to record passages of his most famous books.

The Treadmill Originated in Prisons

the mag

Exercising on a treadmill often feels like torture, and that’s not exactly a coincidence.

The Time Ben Franklin and John Adams Shared a Bed

Matt Soniak

Even founding fathers had to bunk with one another on occasion.

80 Years Ago Today: Goodbye Prohibition!

Miss Cellania

It was 80 years ago today that the Twenty-first Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, repealing the earlier Amendment that declared the manufacture, sale, and transport of alcohol illegal in the

3 Little Pigs and Their Military Service

Miss Cellania

Toys, Trampling and Tragedy: The Victoria Hall Disaster

Matt Soniak

If this year’s Black Friday is like any other, too many people will crowd into stores and trample over each other to get a deal on some Christmas presents.

No, Ben Franklin Didn’t Want a Turkey on the Great Seal

Matt Soniak

The Bloody Benders, America's First Serial Killers

Miss Cellania

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