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Tinnitus and Chronic Pain Share a Common Brain Dysfunction

Jordan Rosenfeld

Scientists have identified a brain dysfunction that causes both tinnitus and chronic pain.

An Epic Map of America's Punny Businesses

Michele Debczak

The crowdsourced map includes more than 1900 examples of inspired wordplay from around the country.

Here’s Looking at 10 Facts About 'Casablanca'

Rebecca Pahle

You probably know that no one says, “Play it again, Sam.” But there’s a lot you might not know about what is widely considered one of the greatest movies ever made.

From Homegrown to Hipster: The Historic Evolution of the Mason Jar

Kirstin Fawcett

Where did the ubiquitous canning jar come from?

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

'Deep Dark Fears,' 'Secret Coders,' and more.

Monkeys See Optical Illusions Too

Shaunacy Ferro

Does the circle on the left look smaller?

6 Early Boxing Women Who Could Kick Your Ass

Erin Blakemore

Ronda Rousey is among the fastest and most brutal fighters boxing and mixed martial arts has ever seen—but she’s not the only woman who’s made it in the boxing ring.

The Missing Links: A Statistical Analysis of Bob Ross

Colin Patrick

New Keurig Machine Makes Soda Out of Pods

Michele Debczak

Keurig Kold serves up Coke, Dr. Pepper and other chilled soft drinks.

How Much Personal Data are You Willing to Share? This Art Installation Tests the Limits

Anna Green

Fun in exchange for personal data.

7 Places Blackbeard’s Gold Could’ve Been Stashed

New Artifacts Discovered From 170-Year-Old Shipwreck

Shaunacy Ferro

In 1845, two English ships exploring the Canadian Arctic disappeared without a trace.

Beards Keep You Healthy and Handsome, According to Science

Michele Debczak

One study supports what beard enthusiasts may have suspected all along.

Map of Literature Traces the Geography of Reading Since Ancient Times

Shaunacy Ferro

Let's go visit the Sea of Librarians. Or would you prefer the Sonnet Sea?

Google is Bringing Free Virtual Reality Field Trips to Schools

Michele Debczak

Students now have the chance to visit China, Mexico, and even Mars without ever leaving the classroom.