EXPLAINING IT ALL
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How Content Works

"HowStuffWorks is widely recognized as the leading source for clear, reliable explanations of how everything around us actually works. Through the flagship Web site HowStuffWorks.com, a popular series of books, an acclaimed kids' magazine, as well as many other ventures, the award-winning company has helped explain the world for millions of curious people." —This was the way HowStuffWorks described itself in 2005, two years before it was sold to Discovery for $250 million (apologies: this is how). Today, the site was sold to the same gray-web concern that operates Infospace for a fifth of that price, to [...]