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Caitlin Schneider

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Yet Another Reason Why the Moon Landing Wasn't Faked: Math
Fun
19 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in February
Fun
Meet Your New Favorite Internet Feline: Worried Cat
Food
Coming Soon to Japan: Sake-Flavored Kit Kats
Music
Take a Journey Through 27 Years of Hip-Hop With This Interactive Site
Videos
What It’s Like to See 100 Million Different Colors
Videos
How Special Is Your Birthday? (Mathematically Speaking, That Is)
Design
This Designer Revolutionized the Crutch
Brain Game
Pop Quiz: See How Well Your Brain Handles the Stroop Test
Fun
This Giant Ice Maze is Now the World’s Largest
Space
Half of NASA's New Astronaut Class Are Women (and Their Sights Are Set on Mars)
Fun
Can You Spot the Panda in This Dizzying Optical Illusion?
Space
Learn What It’s Like to Play Guitar in Space
News
The Average American Lives 18 Miles From Their Mom
Space
Help Scientists Search For an Earth-Like Exoplanet
Technology
This Television Screen Can Be Rolled Up Like a Piece of Paper
Space
New 2016 Stamps Feature Breathtaking Images From NASA
Design
This Mesmerizing Chandelier Was Inspired By Murmurating Starlings
Animals
Meet Sparky, the Bison Who Survived a Lightning Strike
Music
Listen to the Musical Stylings of a Toy Piano Virtuoso
Music
The Most Frequently Played Song in the World is One Everyone Hates
Videos
Prepare to Feel Small With This Timeline of Earth’s History
Weather
Watch This Breathtaking Timelapse of High Plains Storms
Travel
Gaze Up at the Northern Lights From One of These Glass Igloos
History
Listen to Basketball Inventor James Naismith Discuss the Early Days of the Sport
Photos
Celebrate 100 Years of National Parks With These Stunning Photos
List
18 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in January
Science
Why Rudolph’s Shiny Red Nose Makes Scientific Sense
Science
Watch the Surprising Behavior of Water in Zero Gravity
Infographic
This Pie Chart Takes a Tally of All the Deaths in Shakespeare's Plays
Videos
Improve Your Holiday Gift Wrapping Game With the Power of Mathematics
Space
Become a Black Hole Expert in Just 5 Minutes
Fun
This Flowchart Will Help You Narrow Down Your Holiday Card List
Travel
This Park Spends Part of the Year Submerged in Emerald Waters
List
15 Historical Transit Maps From Around the World
Animals
This Population Map of Finland’s Bears is a Colorful Ursine Cuddlefest
Space
Today NASA Begins to Take New Astronaut Applications. Do You Qualify?
Science
See How NASA and Amateur Astronomers Track Asteroids
Space
What Are the Chances Life Could Exist on These Nine Planets and Moons?
Brain Game
Remember the First 100 Digits of Pi Using This Basic Technique
Science
Which 'Star Wars' Droid Would NASA Want to Recruit?
TV
Watch a Rare Episode of 'Mister Rogers' Neighborhood' About Violence
Fun
See the World in a New (Depressing) Way With 'Sad Topographies'
Travel
Chill Out With a Look Inside North America's Only Ice Hotel
Art
Get a Lesson in Shakespeare From Young Ian McKellen
Science
The Science Behind Why Your Brain Is All About That Bass
Afternoon Map
This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip
Fun
This Pop-Up Book Transforms Into a Working Camera
Books
See the Many Locations of the Great American Novel in One Giant Map
Science
Why the Earth’s Spin Doesn’t Make Flying West Faster
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