Madness, Murder and Castration: The Crazy Origins of Your Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary was crowdsourced from a paranoid, schizophrenic doctor

Posted April 30th, 2014

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Chemistry is Delicious

The accidental origins of artificial sweeteners 

Posted April 22nd, 2014

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The Hamster: Brought To You By Incest

From Syria to your childhood bedroom

Posted March 10th, 2014

  • https://thenib.com/the-hamster-brought-to-you-by-incest-dd2b66b3ec2c

Meet The American Pushing Homophobia in Uganda

The case against Scott Lively

Posted March 3rd, 2014

  • https://thenib.com/meet-the-american-pushing-homophobia-in-uganda-483631c1cb4d

Tales from the Crypt

San Francisco’s oldest mausoleum and the man who saved it

Posted February 3rd, 2014

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Cat Poop Money is Good Money

The weird invention of kitty litter

Posted January 19th, 2014

  • https://thenib.com/cat-poop-money-is-good-money-ba42a541637
  • https://thenib.com/cat-poop-money-is-good-money-ba42a541637

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