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An Orchestra Made Entirely From Vegetables

Hayley Harding

The First Vienna Vegetable Orchestra (called Das erste Wiener Gemüseorchester in their native German) is an Austrian group that makes the instruments they use out of fresh vegetables.

Photographer Creates Touristy Photos From "Mars"

Rebecca OConnell

Wish you were here (on Mars)!

11 Comedic Films With Memorable Unscripted Moments

Colin Patrick

The greatest comedic moments aren’t always scripted.

Meteorologists Are Studying Every Song About the Weather Ever

Shaunacy Ferro

A group of UK climate researchers spent their free time compiling data on how musicians talk about the weather.

Does This Skyscraper Design Remind You of Beyoncé?

Hannah Keyser

A new Melbourne skyscraper will be designed to resemble one of Beyoncé's music videos.

Man and Dog Graduate Together in Matching Robes

Rebecca OConnell

When 34-year-old Jack Proctor graduated recently, he did so alongside his best friend

10 Time Capsule Rooms Left Untouched for Decades

Bess Lovejoy

How many other treasure troves are sitting behind locked doors and bricked-up walls, just waiting to be discovered?

The Missing Links: Insane Military Training Exercises

Colin Patrick

Neanderthals Didn't Eat Rabbits. Was That a Big Mistake?

Jessica Hullinger

It was never wabbit season (or duck season) for the Neanderthals.

This App Lets You Use Tinder with Your Heart

Sonia Weiser

According to cliché, your heart doesn’t lie—and creative agency T3 is putting that saying to the test with their new app.

4 Fab Facts About Ringo Starr

Stacy Conradt

In honor of Ringo's big day (he's 75!), here are a few little-known tidbits about the legendary drummer.

How a Woman Should Undress, According to the 1930s

Jake Rossen

Before starting, always remember to check for "peepers."

What's the Real Origin of OK?

Sean ONeill Arika Okrent

There are many stories of its origin, but here's the one that's lexicographer-approved.

How Pit Ponies Replaced Children in the Coal Mines

Suzanne Raga

Miniature horses used to lug around far more than tiny carriages.

Ransom Riggs, Belgium, and the Difference Four Years Makes

Chris Higgins

Author Ransom Riggs is hanging out in Belgium with Tim Burton and the cast of the new Miss Peregrine movie as they shoot.

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