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Caitlin Schneider

See the Amazing Photography of a Pioneering Vulcanologist
Thirsty at the Office? Watch This 1951 Ad for Coca-Cola in the Workplace
The Hunt For a 21st Century Treasure Chest
Watch 24 Hours of Nonstop Sunlight in Antarctica
Entire Movies Compressed Into Colorful Barcodes
This Transylvanian Amusement Park is 400 Feet Below Ground
Watch the Rare Bloom of a Corpse Flower
Julia Child's Recipe for Shark Repellent
See Gorgeous Photos of Earth, One Square Mile at a Time
Designer Creates Tableware to Help People With Dementia
How One Inventor Tried to Save America—With Roller Coasters
Watch What Happens to Your Luggage at the Airport
New York City Bagels From A-to-Z
This Clock Tells Time With "Lively Blobs" and Electromagnets
"Sea Monster" Raised From the Bottom of the Baltic
Learn the 18th Century Rules of Proper Dueling
Why Burger King Tried to Block the Trademark For a 9th Century Manuscript
A Brief History of Cootie Catchers
Domino's Now Delivers Pizza Via Airplane to Caribbean Islands
Elvis Presley Artifacts Sold at Graceland Auction
The International Space Station Phones Home (and We Call Back)
Gaze Upon the Beauty of a Lavender Theme Park
12 Fake Books That Drive the Plots of Your Favorite Movies
National Lighthouse Museum in Staten Island Opens After 14-Year Delay
First Woman in History Completes Golden Gate Swim—In Shark-Infested Waters
Why Cutting Meat Against the Grain is Scientifically Superior
How Scientists Discovered the Song of the Humpback Whale
Letter With No Address Delivered Successfully to Irish Town
Unexploded WWII Bomb Discovered in East London
Watch 20 Minutes of a Flying Kite in a Single Minute
Watch a DIY Ice Carousel Spin Round and Round
Meet the World's Youngest Master Penman
New Smartwatch Will Turn Texts Into Braille
Missing Stradivarius Recovered After 35 Years
Gaze at the Spectacular Beauty of a Dying Star
Your Cool New Hobby: Moss Viewing
Compare the Fastest Ships in Sci-Fi History
The Proper Way to Hang a Roll of Toilet Paper
Behold, a Map of the Theories of Everything
Listen to "Ode to Joy" Played Through Russian Nesting Dolls
Why Supercomputer Watson Wants Your Medical Records
When Vladimir Nabokov Met Dr. Seuss
The History (and Many Looks) of the Penguin Books Logo
Explore Google's Interactive Periodic Table
The Most Popular High School Plays and Musicals by Decade
How Thomas Jefferson Reinterpreted the Bible
Own a Piece of Television History With 'Mad Men' Auction
Sizing Up Abraham Lincoln's Feet
Tracking City-Dwelling Coyotes in Los Angeles
The Fibonacci Shelf Proves That Math Makes Great Furniture
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