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Introducing the Levitating Cups That Hold Your Drinks Mid-Air

Andrew LaSane

Why set your drink down when you can have it hover in midair?

Origami Bird Perch Light Rocks Away the Darkness

Rebecca OConnell

Just like the famous Drinking Bird—but with a purpose.

How 'Star Trek' Boldly Made The Split Infinitive Acceptable

Jay Serafino

Star Trek's iconic mission statement may be a franchise staple, but it also contains a pretty egregious grammatical error.

Morning Cup of Links: The Fear of Alien Encounters

Miss Cellania

Great links to start a great week!

6 Adorable Animals on Skateboards

Miss Cellania

Humans aren't the only ones who like to shred.

Watch NASA Test—and Break—New Rocket Parts

Kirstin Fawcett

It's better that they shatter on Earth instead of space.

Researchers Are Painting Eyes on Cow Butts in the Name of Conservation

Michele Debczak

It could potentially save the lives of lions and cows.

London Reopens Beautiful Historic Sewage Facility

Shaunacy Ferro

Crossness Pumping Station helped rid London of cholera in the Victorian era.

The ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ Revival Is Coming to Netflix

Jennifer M Wood

As for exactly when it will return, the streaming behemoth will only say “In the not-too-distant future …”

Making Giant Blinky-Light Computers

Chris Higgins

The Batcomputer is the same thing as the Lost in Space computer. How did it work?

New Dating Service Helps You Find Love While Hunting for Pokemon

Michele Debczak

Your Pokemon Go obsession could lead to romance.

8 Places Amelia Earhart Flew That Are Worth a Visit

Jeff Wells

A worldwide tour guide from Lady Lindy's travels.

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Today in 1969, Apollo 11 Splashed Down

Chris Higgins

Then President Nixon chatted with the astronauts while they were in a quarantine capsule.

The Week's Best Amazon Deals You Can Still Get

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, we share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. These items were the ones that were the most popular with our readers this week, and they’re still available.