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MIT Student Builds Real-Time Transit Map for His Wall

Shaunacy Ferro

Way better than a Bob Marley poster.

11 Things Strategic Geniuses Do Differently Than Other People

Jabba the Hutt Leaves Tatooine for Your Front Lawn

Jennifer M Wood

It’s a boonowa day in this neighborhood.

The Vibrant History of the Iconic Paisley Bandana

Kyle Chayka the mag

From function to fashion, the classic accessory has come a long way since the 18th century.

Keep Your Pizza Safe and Fresh With Pizza Pouch

Rebecca OConnell

This Ziploc pouch will keep your pizza fresh and charm on full blast.

This Miner Digs for Denim, Not Precious Metals

Kirstin Fawcett

Michael Allen Harris collects priceless vintage jeans, which he finds in old silver mines.

This Story is Made Up of Over 5,000 Movie Taglines

Anna Green

Brian Joseph Davis organized the loglines into a loose narrative, then hired a voiceover artist to perform them.

15 Spooky Facts About Albrecht Dürer’s 'Knight, Death, and the Devil'

Kristy Puchko

A visual feast and technical marvel, Albrecht Dürer’s dark print caused a sensation in 16th century Europe.

Items from the Titanic Are Up for Auction

Andrew LaSane

Today, Lion Heart Autographs kicked off an auction that includes three rare Titanic finds from survivors accused of bribing their way onto Lifeboat No. 1.

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?