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15-Year-Old Creates Free Trivia App

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15-Year-Old Creates Free Trivia App

Veeral Patel developed his own amazing fact app called Owl, which is totally worth the zero dollars it costs. Owl gives you one fact a day, or you scroll through what's already in there. Because Veeral will be all our bosses one day, we want to get in good with him now. Help a fellow knowledge junkie out and give it a shot! (Update: Veeral just turned 16. He's closer to taking over than we realized!)

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The Fictional Ship Speed Test

Enterprise or Jupiter 2? Serenity or the Falcon? It’s time we know once and for all which pop culture spacecraft is the quickest.

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Ease On Down the Road

What I wouldn’t give to drive down these awe-inspiring streets.

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Right Hooks & White Rooks

Chessboxing combines a thinking man’s game with a sport that renders people unable to think.

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The Best of the Decade

Check out Rolling Stone’s list of the 100 best albums of the 2000s.

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This Politician Is Truly Juvenile

Because he’s 4 years old. And, yes, he's the actual mayor of Dorset, Minnesota. The Kid President would be proud.

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Closing Time

As it winds to a close tonight, the cast and creators of The Office share their thoughts on the series (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3)

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Don’t Count Your Eggs Before They Hatch

Or your home runs before they land in the stands.

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Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
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Every Christmas Horror Movie, Ranked. There are 79 to choose from, with critiques.

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Academic Publishing is Headed for a Day of Reckoning. When you must pay to publish and then pay to read, how can we afford to learn science?

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12 Bizarre Inspirations Behind Star Wars Movie Characters. The creators have been asked time and time again where they got their ideas, and the answers range from goofy (literally) to sublime.

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The World Might Be Better Off Without College for Everyone. It's become an arms race for unnecessary job credentials.

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2017 is the Year that Computers Became Phones. The way people use technology is driving the design of the modern desktop and laptop.

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15 Things You Might Not Know About Leonardo da Vinci's Vitruvian Man. The mathematical sketch was a personal note that became one of the artist's most famous works.

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10 Holiday Controversies
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10 Holiday Controversies. What were once personal choices are now public arguments about how it should be done.

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How Zarafa, France’s First Giraffe, Became a Cultural Sensation. Artists across the country wanted to draw or paint her.

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The 6 Big Superhero Movies Of 2017, Ranked From Worst To Best. It's hard to disagree with such a short list, but some fans will.

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When They Tried to Collect on a Nonexistent Debt, This Man Fought Back. Andrew Therrien took the harassment personally, and set out to find out who was behind it.

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Competitive creative dog grooming is an activity that makes dogs into an art medium. The documentary short Well Groomed follows two creative dog groomers through the biggest such contest at Groom Expo.

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Ada Blackjack, the Forgotten Sole Survivor of an Odd Arctic Expedition. She didn't know how to shoot or trap, but she had to make it back to her young son.

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The American Savings Crisis, Explained. Even if we could build savings in this economy, it wouldn't be worth the effort.

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12 Heroic U.S. Military Chaplains. They didn't want to kill, but served by their own sacrifice.

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