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Water on Earth Can Be Traced Back to Our Planet's Creation

Michele Debczak

Geological evidence suggests Earth's water is as old as the planet itself.

Coin-Operated Car Vending Machine Opens in Nashville

Anna Green

Customers just drop in a their coin, and watch as a robotic arm grabs their car.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Odd news stories from all over.

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The Past and Future of Magnetic Poetry, the Populist Product that Began With a Sneeze

The inventor of Magnetic Poetry was thrust into his life's work by one well-timed sneeze.

Bulldog Completes a Record-Setting Skateboard Stunt

Hannah Keyser

For Guinness World Records Day, Otto the bulldog cruised through a human tunnel of 30 people.

In a League of Her Own: The Girl Who Fought to Play Baseball With the Boys

Jake Rossen

In the 1970s, 12-year-old Maria Pepe changed the face of Little League forever.

How a Wombat Became a Famous Art Muse

Kate Horowitz

Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossettiwas talented, tempestuous, and completely obsessed with wombats.

10 Magical Facts About ‘Jumanji’

Tara Aquino

Flash floods. Rabid monkeys. Blood-thirsty tigers. 'Jumanji' left no terror to the imagination.

Why Do Sports Teams Give Out Bobbleheads?

Maggie Malach

Behold the Glory of Laser-Cooked Bacon

Michele Debczak

Preparing breakfast supervillain-style.

Reminisce About the Days of Film With This 1958 Kodak Documentary

Caitlin Schneider

Your chance to see how the film gets made.

You Really Can See Russia From Your House (Plus 9 Other Surprising Distances)

Kurt Woock

If you own binoculars and live on Little Diomede Island, that is.

Clowns Without Borders Brings Laughter to Refugee Camps

Anna Green

The non-profit performing arts group brings clowns to crisis areas.