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Do Scarecrows Actually Work?

Mark Mancini

For better results, try lasers.

This App Weighs Produce on Your iPhone

Michele Debczak

Some apps connect a kitchen scale to your device, but the Plum-O-Meter makes a scale out of the phone itself.

These Pink "Gumdrops" Are Making London Streets Cleaner

Caitlin Schneider

A bright solution to a very sticky situation.

10 Supposedly Haunted Museums

Katherine Cusumano

Ghosts congregate in these museums for reasons mere mortals can only guess.

Who's the Slimiest of Them All? Movie Worms Ranked by Size

Anna Green

Here’s a earthy treat for cinephiles: A definitive supercut of the most important cinematic worms, ranked by size.

UK-Based Street Artist Creates Animated GIFs Using Graffiti

Andrew LaSane

A cool way to blend handpainted and digital art.

Artist Paints on Fallen Logs to Reflect Their Origins

Rebecca OConnell

These logs tell an interesting story.

6 Ways Europe’s Best Doctors Tried to Cure Beethoven’s Deafness

Paul Anthony Jones

None of the treatments worked, but the composer kept trying.

The Oregon Zoo Gives Elephants Giant Gourds to Squish

Rebecca OConnell

Some of the gourds are over 1000 pounds.

The Munsters Will Star in an Auto-Tuned Rock Opera for TV

Kirstin Fawcett

If you're tired of 'Rocky Horror,' check out this musical episode of the monster-themed 1960s TV show.

5 Questions: Poltergeist

Pass rate:75 %
Backwards navigation:Forbidden

16 Ways to Summon Ghosts, Victorian-Style

Kirstin Fawcett

According to a 19th century book, ghosts are optical illusions—and you can see a "spirit" in your very own living room by following these instructions.

How Stress Destroys Your Health

Shaunacy Ferro

Stress is as physical as it is mental.

7 Presidential Facts About Rutherford B. Hayes

Benjamin Lampkin

Some American presidents have their faces on currency, some get memorialized in films and miniseries and sketches.

Orca Rockets Unfortunate Seal 80 Feet Into the Air

Rebecca OConnell

A tail for the ages.