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The Blues Brothers in LEGO

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The Mall Chase Scene From The Blues Brothers Has Been Animated With LEGO Bricks. Jake and Elwood are just as delightfully destructive when played by minifigs!
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Can This Mood-Sensing Bra Curb Overeating? Possibly -if the user learns to use it as a biofeedback device and if they can get a battery to last all day.
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Watch Lily The Baby Elephant's First Year In Two Minutes. The Oregon Zoo watched her grow from a 300-pound newborn to a 1,130-pound adult.
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2013′s Worst Writing About Millennials. Many journalists have generalized an entire generation, but some went above and beyond to offend.
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People Are Naming Their Kids After Breaking Bad Characters. Get ready for classrooms full of Skylers and Jesses in a few years.
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They plowed a maze into the deep snow for their dog to play in. Geno learned the maze alright, but he's not above cheating to get where he wants!
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21 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2013. Brain implants, 3D printing, and advances against AIDS are all included.
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A Field Guide to the Eccentric Creatures of Classic Children's Literature. Just seeing all the nonsensical names on one page will make you smile or even giggle.
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Listen to DJ Earworm mix the 25 most popular songs of 2013 into a 5-minute medley. The United State of Pop 2013 is subtitled "Living the Fantasy."

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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish
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Incredible Teamwork From Little Clownfish. An entire family works together to build a new nest for the next generation.

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10 People Who Survived the Impossible. When their lives were at stake, they rose to the occasion.

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An Illustrated Look at the Terlingua Chili Cook-Off. In Texas, where chili cook-offs are practically everyday events, this one is the biggie, and it comes with a ton of history.

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Meet the Actor Behind the New Star Wars Character. Kelly Marie Tran spent years going to auditions, then in 2015, her life changed forever.

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The Hidden Science and Tech of the Byzantine Empire. The successor to the Roman Empire was responsible for breakthroughs in math, engineering, astronomy, and other sciences.

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Why the Movies Are So Obsessed With Capes. It's how a costume can add to the drama.

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The Origin Story of the Peace Sign. It was a call for nuclear disarmament almost 60 years ago.

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10 Ancient Textiles That Will Blow Your Mind. If only we could get our jeans and socks to last so long.

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Prescribing Booze During Prohibition
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The Lucrative Business of Prescribing Booze During Prohibition. Medicinal liquor was a legal loophole that everyone wanted to use.

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Russell Johnson: More Than "The Professor." The Gilligan's Island star was once a staple of Western movies and TV.

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How Nick Offerman Is Using Woodworking to Help Americans in Need. Would Works is a nonprofit organization that pays homeless people for helping in a woodworking shop.

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Mangilaluk’s Highway. The story of an Inuit boy who ran away from residential school illustrates the problems of an entire region.

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How I Trained My Cats. Chef Jun Yoshizuki explains how his cats can behave so well while he cooks for his YouTube videos.

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The Underrated Charm of Ice Fishing. Looking at vintage photographs of the pastime is quite charming, as long as we can stay warm inside while we do it.

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12 Terrible Pieces of Advice for Pregnant Women. When in doubt, ask your doctor.

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