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Ringworm is not caused by a worm but by a parasitic fungus.

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5 Things We Learned from Rick Moranis on Bullseye with Jesse Thorn

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The Real People Behind 10 Fashion Houses

Big Question

Does Drinking Alcohol Kill Brain Cells?

Movies

15 Sweet Facts About Step Brothers

Travel

25 Things You Should Know About Kansas City

Videos

A Linguistic Investigation of "The Gay Voice"

Animals

10 Fantastic Facts About Flying Foxes

TV

11 Educational Facts About Reading Rainbow

Videos

Centralia: The Town That's Still on Fire

Videos

A Film Tour of London in 1981

History

This Weekend in History (August 1 & 2)

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14 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in August

History

The Strange Tale of the Snail that 'Rose from the Dead'

Movies

11 Movies That Could Have Starred Tom Cruise

Videos

This Video of Sandwiches from Around the World Will Make You Hungry

Fun

Watch a Computer Program Sing '90s Power Ballads

Fun

The Most Popular High School Plays and Musicals by Decade

Music

15 Pieces of Classical Music That Showed Up in Looney Tunes

Design

Hide Your Bed on the Ceiling With This Clever System

History

How Thomas Jefferson Reinterpreted the Bible

Animals

Genetic Alteration Keeps Chickens From Caring For Their Eggs

Movies

16 Fascinating Facts About Purple Rain

Did Disney Steal the Idea for Epcot?

Movies

There's a New Harry Potter Movie Coming! (But It's Not About That Harry Potter)

Booze

The Lengths Vodka Marketing Has Gone to Make the Spirit Mainstream

TV

Own a Piece of Television History With Mad Men Auction

Fun

8 Glossy Facts About Nail Polish

Missing Links

The Gigantic Facebook WiFi Drone

Science

Electric Stimulation Lets Paralyzed Men Move Their Legs Again

Books

There's a New F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story You Can Read

Weird

The Weird Week in Review

Pod City

19 Illuminating Science Podcasts

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