MIT researchers have developed a fingertip-sized robot that can assemble itself, origami-style, before walking, swimming, climbing, and carrying objects twice its own weight. They hope to apply even tinier models to medical uses, but for now, the current version is pretty cute, as far as robots go.

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Sweden's famously generous parental leave policies, including time specifically designated for dads, are the touching subject of a new photo series by photographer Johan Bavman, a Swedish citizen with firsthand experience of how difficult it can be for the men of even such a progressive country to find their footholds in fatherhood.

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A collection of graffiti art from around the world demonstrates the ways in which street installations can inform, provoke, and amuse.

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A new short story from Neil Gaiman, available for free exclusively online, is a creepy read for a summer's day.

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Hats off to Margaret Hamilton, the 1960s programmer who made the Apollo 11 moon landing possible.

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Mad Max: Fury Road is the rare modern action movie that doesn’t need CGI to make its explosions look super awesome.

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With the Women's World Cup set to kick off (on artificial turf) this weekend, stay ahead of the game with a little preliminary research on some of the top American soccer stars to root for over the coming weeks.