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Origin of Nachos

December 12, 2017

Readers sometimes ask if we’ll ever run out of things to write about. No way. Origins are a good example: as we recently discovered, even lowly snack foods can have fascinating (and delicious) origins.

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Van Gogh Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear

Did Van Gogh Cut Off His Own Ear?

November 9, 2017

Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear (1889) is one of Vincent van Gogh’s most recognizable paintings The bandaged right side of his face has fascinated art historians for decades—some believe he only sliced the earlobe, while others wonder if the woun...

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High Anxiety

October 24, 2017

We’ve all had those moments—when something completely unexpected scares the c**p out of us. It gives us something to laugh about…later.

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Impact of Colors

October 17, 2017

Colors have a lot more impact on our daily lives than you might think. Here are some things researchers have found out about people and their perceptions and responses to colors.

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