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15-Year-Old Creates Free Trivia App

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Owl

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

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Ease On Down the Road

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Right Hooks & White Rooks

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The Best of the Decade

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This Politician Is Truly Juvenile

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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

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Looking Like a Flapper Meant a Diet of Celery and Cigarettes. For freedom-loving women of the Roaring Twenties, it was worth it to ditch the corset.

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7 Split-Second Movie Jokes You Totally Missed. Production designers know that only avid fans will ever find them on their own.

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Stories Behind 10 Of The Most Haunted Paintings In The World. You don't want to spend too much time staring at them.

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What Would A Guitar Sound Like If You Played 37 Guitar Pedals All At Once? Samuraiguitarist Steve Onotera decided to find out.

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Eddie Putera Recreates People’s Childhood Memories With Realistic Dioramas. His attention to detail is a real delight.

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A Growing Movement of Scientists is Pushing for a Ban on Killer Robots. Separating human judgment from war is a recipe for disaster.

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17 Homes You’ve Seen On TV And What They Look Like Off-Screen. Not shown: the tourists who stop and take pictures.

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The Hunt for Mexico’s Heirloom Beans. A return to rare and exotic bean varieties has made the humble legume cool.

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Why Restaurants Became So Loud—And How to Fight Back. An ambience designed for "buzz" and "energy" can damage your hearing.

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Should America Go Cash-Free? Digital money is convenient, but total reliance on banks comes with costs.

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10 Out-of-This-World Facts About Plan 9 From Outer Space. What made it a bad movie also made it a lot of fun.

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