Susan Dobson

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12 Animals Whose Names Etymologically Describe Them

Now the names for these creatures big and small make total sense.<p>1. Porpoise, "pig fish"<p>The word porpoise can be traced to Latin porcopiscis, from …

Aerial America: Texas

To fully capture Texas, you need to go big, and this aerial exploration spans thousands of miles to reveal the great sites and history of the Lone …

When the Commodore 64 Ruled Personal Computing

Arthur Chu is now a four-time <i>Jeopardy!</i> champion, and will return to the show in three weeks. (There's a Battle of the Decades tournament starting …

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The Most Common Surnames in Europe by Country

The most common surnames in the United States are Smith, Johnson, Williams, Brown, and Jones. For Europe, let's look at this map created by Reddit …

3 Sneaky Chemical Tricks Used by Animals

1. These are not the frogs you’re looking for<p>On the savannahs of West Africa, stink ants (<i>Paltothyreus tarsatus</i>) are well known for their aggressive …

4 Good Reasons Why People Say “I Could Care Less”

March 4th: It’s not only a date, it’s an imperative (march forth!). Since 2008 it has also been National Grammar Day, a holiday conceived by Martha …

7 Sentences That Sound Crazy But Are Still Grammatical

Let's not look at grammar as a cold, harsh mistress. She can also be a fun, kooky aunt. Here are some tricks you can do to make crazy sounding …

Language

The Missing Links: Sweet Candy

Sweet and Sour<p>Yesterday marked the 20th anniversary of John Candy's death. Relive his great moments with these favorite GIFs and five things you …

12 Common Dreams and What They Supposedly Mean

Despite Freud’s well-documented beliefs, dream interpretation isn’t a straightforward method. In fact, the majority of modern scientists and …

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10 Cats Who Live at the Library

A library can operate without a cat, but a library <i>with</i> a cat is special. They draw new patrons to the library, they make people smile, calm the …

8 Things You Might Not Know About the Louvre

We’ve all heard that the road to success is paved with failure. But that doesn’t make rejection any easier to swallow. What <i>does</i> help? Knowing that …

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