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7 Gorgeous Old Illustrations of Sea Creatures

Erin McCarthy

The ocean is full of incredible creatures vying for our attention. The Rare Book Room at the American Museum of Natural History is giving them the spotlight they deserve

The Time That William Shakespeare Gave Evidence In Court

Paul Anthony Jones

Annie Oakley Once Took Hearst Newspapers to Court for Reporting a False Cocaine Addiction

Valerie DeBenedette

The biggest fight of Annie Oakley’s life was not in the Old West—it was in courtrooms across the country.

WWI Centennial: Germans Execute Edith Cavell

Erik Sass

The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that shaped our modern world. Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened.

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Aliens May Be Watching 'The Honeymooners'

Andrew LaSane

Earth's cultural ambassador: Jackie Gleason.

Watch a Writer Hammer Out His Novel in Real Time

Shaunacy Ferro

Want to know what it’s like to write a book? Tune into the livestream.

The Death-Defying Adventures of Emily the Cow

Stacy Conradt

How a bovine fugitive became a local legend—and an accidental symbol for animal rights.

This Wearable of the Future Will Track Your Carbon Footprint

Anna Green

The app will monitor everything from your food and energy consumption to the route you take home from work.

Own Part of This Brooklyn Restaurant If You Finish Their 30-Pound Burrito

Kirstin Fawcett

A 10 percent stake in Park Slope-based taqueria Don Chignon can be yours—if you have the stomach for it.

13 Futuristic Facts About 'The Fifth Element'

Eric D Snider

If 'The Fifth Element' isn't the goofiest, most outlandish sci-fi action movie ever made, it's not for lack of trying.

Babies May Need to Move Their Tongues to Understand Speech

Shaunacy Ferro

A new study finds that babies can distinguish between sounds better if they can move their tongue.

Scientists Are Developing Biosensors Based on Temporary Tattoos

Anna Green

The biosensors will be cheap, disposable, and uniquely versatile.

Ada Lovelace: The First Computer Programmer

Miss Cellania

Ada Lovelace has been called the world's first computer programmer. What she did was write the world’s first machine algorithm for an early computing machine that existed only on paper.

The 10 Scent Trademarks Currently Recognized by the U.S. Patent Office

Nick Greene

The Missing Links: Watch Robin Williams Recording the Genie

Colin Patrick

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