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The Origin of the 'Sports Illustrated' Football Phone

Jake Rossen

"Oh, my goodness. It's a telephone inside of a football!"

Cooking With Glass: How Pyrex Transformed Every Kitchen Into a Home-Ec Lab

Archaeologists Discover 3000-Year-Old Bronze Weapons on Scottish Island

Andrew LaSane

The find could offer new insight into life on the island three millennia ago.

11 Not-So-Fluffy Facts About Sphynx Cats

Kirstin Fawcett

With their angular faces, big ears, and smooth bodies, Sphynxes are living (and purring) proof that there’s more to a cat than its fur coat. Here are a few facts about the fleshy feline.

Shower in Darth Vader's Dark Tears

Rebecca OConnell

New 'Star Wars' shower heads make showering out of this world.

How DOTS Became a Successful Candy Spin-off

Nicole Garner

Because most people prefer fruit-flavored candies to licorice-flavored ones.

Watch Gorgeous Bubbles Tumble in Microgravity

Kate Horowitz

Astronauts on the International Space Station have started recording their science experiments in ultra HD.

14 'Dark Shadows' Facts With Bite

Jake Rossen

With no money for reshoots, viewers could sometimes catch the lead actor picking his nose.

If You Drove a Car at Light Speed, Would the Headlights Work?

Mark Mancini

Good luck even flicking on those high beams.

Meet the Bird that Imprisons its Prey

Matt Soniak

Humans aren’t the only animals that keep larders of food.

How Movie Coloring Manipulates Our Emotions (Without Us Even Knowing It)

Caitlin Schneider

We barely notice it, but color is extremely powerful in influencing how we feel.

9 Ways Artists Have Imagined 'Alice in Wonderland'

Shaunacy Ferro

In the past 150 years, more than 300 artists have illustrated Lewis Carroll’s classic book.

A Biscuit From the Titanic Is Going Up For Auction

Anna Green

The Spillers and Baker biscuit is expected to sell for $15,000.

Take an Interactive 360-Degree Tour of a Cockpit During Takeoff

Andrew LaSane

Here's a rare look behind the scenes of an Airbus A320.

Play Retro Games on a Wooden "Gameboy"

Rebecca OConnell

Keep it really retro with this wooden gaming device.

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