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25 Things You Should Know About Minneapolis and St. Paul

Kirstin Fawcett

Minnesota is home to 10,000 lakes—and two great cities.

The Perfect Password Is Six Words Long And Rhymes

Roma Panganiban

Why Do We Get Goose Bumps?

Chris Higgins

Why does our skin get bumpy when we're frightened?

11 Heart-Stealing Facts About 'Bicycle Thieves'

Eric D Snider

Get a Numerical Eyeful With 5 Million Digits of Pi

Caitlin Schneider

It just keeps going and going and going.

The Stories Behind 8 "Witch" Graves

Stacy Conradt

When supposed spell-casters died, the stories about them lived on.

The Strength of Spider Web Glue Is Affected by UV Light

Autumn Spanne

No one has yet made an adhesive based on the spider’s glue. Now we're learning how it's affected by UV light.

40 Fascinating Facts About Your Favorite Horror Movies

Time to bone up on your horror knowledge.

10 Operatic Facts About “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Kara Kovalchik

Queen’s classic “mock opera”—a favorite of Wayne and Garth’s—was released 40 years ago today.

How Anesthetic Works to Knock You Out

Shaunacy Ferro

It's more of a scientific mystery than you might imagine.

Watch Vincent Price on 'The Muppet Show,' 1977

Chris Higgins

Who know Kermit had fangs?

Why Do Cats (Usually) Land on Their Feet?

Chris Higgins

Slow-motion video and physics answer the age-old question.

This Czech Church Holds a Chandelier Made With Every Bone in the Human Body

Bess Lovejoy

The Sedlec ossuary owes it all to a handful of dirt.

Taxi Company in Peru Outfits Cabs With Video Games

Andrew LaSane

Because every taxi should have Mario Kart.

WWI Centennial: Italians Defeated At Third Isonzo

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.