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40 Zesty Z-Words To Add To Your Vocabulary

Paul Anthony Jones

Don't be a zob.

4 Symbols Without Actual Meanings

Janet Burns

These icons have lost their meaning somewhere along the way (or never had one to begin with).

Vegans Will Soon Be Able to Enjoy Guinness Stout Guilt-Free

Kirstin Fawcett

The company plans to stop using fish bladders in the beer's filtration process by 2016.

15 Scandalous Facts About Thomas Eakins's 'The Gross Clinic'

Kristy Puchko

American realist Thomas Eakins earned renown for portraits so true to life they could almost be mistaken for photographs.

5 Questions: HMS Pinafore

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150 of Queen Elizabeth’s Outfits Go On Display Next Year

Shaunacy Ferro

It’ll be the biggest exhibition of her wardrobe ever.

8 Crafty Ways to Make Your Hotel Room Feel Like Home

For those times you’re not lodging in luxury, a little preparation is all it takes to transform your hotel room into a cozy haven.

Experts Explain How IKEA Instruction Manuals Are Designed

Andrew LaSane

Go behind-the-scenes to learn how the often frustrating manuals are designed.

The Amazing Powers of Seal Whiskers

Anna Green

Deprived of sight and hearing, seals can use their whiskers to accurately pinpoint the locations of fish in the water around them.

Soft Cube Robots Can Jump 2.5 Times Their Height

Shaunacy Ferro

These little guys can jump, bounce, and roll across rocky ground.

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5 Places to Visit Around the Panama Canal

Katie Morell

From museums to national parks, there's plenty to admire alongside the engineering feat.

92-Year-Old 'Bluebird Man' is the Epitome of Citizen Science in Action

We often think of citizen or crowd-sourced science as a flashy, new function of our modern, inter-connected world. But public participation in research has been happening for much of human history.

Scientists Use Light to Regulate Fruit Fly Heartbeats

Jordan Rosenfeld

The technique may one day lead to noninvasive heart treatments for humans.

Archaeologists Discover 'Ancient Shipwreck Capital of the World'

Caitlin Schneider

The stop on ancient trade route ended up surprising even the experts.