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public policy

Why New York City Has a Public Bathroom Problem

January 28, 2016
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canada

A Blizzard In This Part Of Canada Delays Exams For 6 Months

January 21, 2016
Gastro Obscura
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taco

The Texan Who Invented Chili Powder Also Accidentally Created the American Taco

January 14, 2016
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men

We are Living in the Golden Age of the Goatee

January 6, 2016
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mouth

The Toothbrush That Grows On Trees

December 23, 2015
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classical music

Why Every Kid in America Learns to Play the Recorder

December 17, 2015
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bathrooms

The Hygiene and the History: We Investigate Post-Pooping Protocol

December 10, 2015
Gastro Obscura
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linguistics

What Brits Talk About When they Talk About Pudding

December 3, 2015
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pirate strongholds

The Surprising Truth About Pirates and Parrots

November 19, 2015
Gastro Obscura
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turkey

How a South American Soap Opera Created a Turkish Dessert Craze

November 12, 2015
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new jersey

How Capicola Became Gabagool: The Italian New Jersey Accent, Explained

A linguistic exploration.
November 5, 2015
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ghost stories

Why Can’t Ghosts Let Go of the Victorian Era?

October 29, 2015
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underground week

Why Every Horror Film of the 1980s Was Built On 'Indian Burial Grounds'

October 22, 2015
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dogs

What Is the Point of a Pug—And 19 Other Dog Breeds?

October 15, 2015
Gastro Obscura
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rats

Pizza Rat's 2-Day Journey from Viral Video to Sexy Halloween Costume

October 8, 2015
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fraud

Zzyzx, California, Or the Biggest Health Spa Scam in American History

September 24, 2015
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time

Why Can’t We Get Rid of the 7-Day Week?

September 17, 2015
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tennis

Why Doesn’t Tennis Have a Single Professional League?

September 11, 2015
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musical wonders

Breathing While Saxophone Playing Should Be An Olympic Sport

September 3, 2015
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film

How Movie Titles Get Lost in Translation

September 2, 2015
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california

From Pony Express to Amazon Drone: The Strange History of Delivering Packages

August 27, 2015
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cards

The High Stakes History of Card Counting (And Its Uncertain Future)

August 20, 2015
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animals

Is A Squirrel Smarter Than A Fifth-Grader?

August 13, 2015
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Investigation: Do Bears Get Drunk Off Rotting Fruit?

August 6, 2015