Meet the Woman Who Discovered the Composition of the Stars

Caitlin Schneider

When she first finished her revolutionary thesis, Payne was told that the results were "clearly impossible."

Lily Dale, the Town That Speaks to the Dead

Bess Lovejoy

This little town in upstate New York has stayed true to its spiritualist roots.

World's Oldest Wombat Is Single And Ready To Mingle

Hannah Keyser

Patrick, a 30-year-old wombat, celebrates his birthday in style and hopes for companionship in the years to come.

5 Things You Should Know About Robert Todd Lincoln

Ethan Trex

While he didn't make quite the mark on history that his father did, Robert Lincoln had a pretty interesting life.

Dung Beetles Use the Milky Way for Navigation

Michele Debczak

The dung beetle has nature's smartest GPS.

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12 Amazing Dogs to Remember on National Dog Day

Jennifer M Wood

Celebrating the best of man’s best friend.

10 Benefits of Being a Dog Owner

Kathy Benjamin

The war between cat and dog people is vicious and will probably never end. Here’s some ammunition for the next time you are talking to one of those horrible cat lovers.

Looking for a Fun Twist on Highbrow Art? There's a Cat for That

Kirstin Fawcett

A late artist's new book portrays felines as characters from classic movies, books, and paintings.

The Time Max Headroom Hijacked Two Networks

Stacy Conradt

To this day, no one knows how or why hackers chose to take over two Chicago-area TV stations—or who, exactly, was responsible.

The Ultimate 3D Puzzle—The Rare, 20-Sided Dogic

Jamie Wiebe

Think you're a whiz with a Rubik's Cube? Try finding and solving the Dogic, its 20-sided cousin.

London is Holding a Pizza Festival

Rebecca OConnell

Guests will get to eat a ton of pizza and vote for their favorite.

Sunlight Triggers Release of Toxic Chemicals in City Grime, Study Says

Andrew LaSane

Grime exposed to sunlight can re-release some of these gases back into the urban atmosphere.

7 Movies Terry Gilliam Just Can't Seem to Make

Jake Rossen

Everyone agrees Gilliam makes wonderful movies. He just can't get anyone to pay for them.

Morning Cup of Links: The Cat Candidate of Canada

Miss Cellania

Links! Links for everyone!