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Watch a Brief History of Pee in Chemistry

Kate Horowitz

Medieval alchemists were obsessed with gold—and anything gold-colored.

16 Out-of-this-World Facts About 'Roswell'

Roger Cormier

Like a high school version of 'The X-Files,' the series developed a large cult following during its three-season run.

Why Do Prunes Make You Poop?

Kate Horowitz

A closer look at America’s most maligned fruit.

This Proposed Superhighway Would Let You Drive From New York to London

Kirstin Fawcett

Russian officials have proposed a massive road that would connect three continents.

9 Linguistic ‘Ignorantisms’ Even Sticklers Got Used To

Arika Okrent

Not even the strictest sticklers seem to care anymore.

Look Up Tonight! The Draconid Meteor Shower Is Here

Shaunacy Ferro

Earth is passing through the orbit of Comet 21P/Giacobini-Zinner this week.

Watch This Surrealism-Inspired Nature Documentary From the 1960s

Anna Green

"Science is Fiction"

A Smart Fridge That Tells You When to Buy More Beer

Andrew LaSane

A beer fridge that syncs with your smartphone.

Skip Baggage Fees By Becoming a Traveling Advertisement

Rebecca OConnell

Your suitcase can pay its own fare now.

Hypoallergenic? Organic? 8 Product Terms That Don't Mean Much

Janet Burns

Despite regulation by the U.S.

14 Weird Kit Kat Flavors You Can Actually Buy

Rebecca OConnell

While some of the more intriguing flavors like peach and red bean soup will have to remain a mystery to our American taste buds, Amazon has a fairly large collection of flavors you can actually try.

Disney’s Coloring Book App Makes 2D Drawings Three-Dimensional

Michele Debczak

Watch kids' colors and patterns come to life on 3D characters.

12 Cosplay Terms to Know Before You Head to Comic Con

Angela Tung

It’s that time of year again when fanboys and girls from around the world transform into superheroes, aliens, or maybe just George Lucas. That’s right: It’s New York Comic Con.

These Playful Infographics Teach Toddlers About the World

Shaunacy Ferro

Pop Chart Lab is now making hip posters for the little ones, too.

10 Thirst-Quenching Facts About Gatorade

Andrew LaSane

The sports drink has been around for half a century and is now sold in over 80 countries, but how much do you know about the drink that changed sport culture and the way we treat dehydration?