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New Study May Explain How Zika Virus Causes Microcephaly

Kate Horowitz

Experts say the findings may lead to potential treatments down the road.

11 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Aquariums

Mark Mancini

On any given day, aquarium employees might be asked to swim with sharks, train sea lions, or poke a gassy sea horse.

A Bumble Bee May Soon Be Added to the Endangered Species List

Jake Rossen

The fruit-pollinating bumble bee might become the first bee to be granted federal protection.

Name That James (or Jim)

Take the quiz!

The Origin of the Word 'Slang' Has Been Found

Arika Okrent

Let me put this right up front. The headline to this post is slightly misleading, but not dishonest.

15 Major Facts About 'Undeclared'

Roger Cormier

The 2001 college series had a "no Napster jokes" policy.

Japan Prepares for Halloween With Black Garlic Doritos

Michele Debczak

Make some room in your vampire-hunting kit.

The Best Coffee Roasters in All 50 States


Celebrate National Coffee Day with a fresh brew from any of these quality roasters.

John Malkovich Reinterprets Dale Cooper and Other David Lynch Characters

Anna Green

“Playing Lynch” is an experimental meditation on Lynch’s films and television shows.

Watching Ice Cream Sandwiches Get Made Is Almost as Good as Eating One

Rebecca OConnell

Now we're hungry.

Morning Cup of Links: What Attracts the Eye

Miss Cellania

Make it a great day with some great links!

Bear Discovered Playing With Unexploded World War II Weapon

Kirstin Fawcett

As if their teeth and claws weren't enough.

5 Questions: Harvest "Moon"

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This Fence in Croatia Acts Like a Giant Xylophone

Shaunacy Ferro

It plays the Croatian national anthem.

See the Art That Inspired Classic Film Scenes

Jake Rossen

How directors like Alfred Hitchcock and Quentin Tarantino have paid homage to their favorite works of art.