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Nutmeg’s Surprisingly Interesting History

You probably already know that nutmeg is poisonous in large quantities, but did you know it can result in a psychedelic trip that was too intense for even William S. Burroughs? Also, did you know that the nursery rhyme “Peter Piper” was based on a sixteenth century pirate and horticulturalist who robbed spices from Dutch [...]

Jimmy Fallon and JT Drop Some Hip-Hop

Last week, Justin Timberlake appeared on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon to promote his new movie role. After the interview, the pair launched into a fully choreographed hip-hop medley that has come to be known as “The History of Rap” (although it focuses heavily on late 80′s, 90′s, and 2000′s songs — this is by [...]

The Quick 10: 10 Obsolete Units of Measurement

Do you ever wonder if someday, things that we say and use every single day will be totally obsolete? I’m not talking technology – of course something bigger and better than the cell phone will eventually come along, and desktop computers are already practically becoming a thing of the past. I’m talking about things that [...]