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10 Terrific Facts About Trilobites

Mark Mancini

The World's First (and Maybe Last) 1,000-Key Emoji Keyboard

Andrew LaSane

This was bound to happen sooner or later.

There Is a Century-Old Secret Jargon Still Spoken in Northern California

Meg Van Huygen

It has fewer than 100 speakers left today, but Boontling once thrived in a little corner of Mendocino County.

First Manned Mission to Mars May Happen Soon

Olivia Harrison

Soon, like in the next 15-25 years.

5 'Empire' Themes Pulled Straight From Shakespeare

April Daley

To reference, or not to reference?

Fitting the World’s Largest Dinosaur in the Museum of Natural History

Michele Debczak

The specimen is so massive that its head will poke out of the entryway.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

'Sex Fantasy,' 'The New Deal,' and more.

War in Syria Prompts Premature Opening of Arctic “Doomsday” Seed Vault

Andrew LaSane

The facility—the largest of its kind—was built to keep the world's food supply safe.

8 Pop Culture References to Yogi Berra's "It Ain't Over Till It's Over"

Erika Berlin

The fat lady has nothing on Yogi's "It ain't over" saying.

In Scotland, "Snaw-Pouther" Is Just One of 421 Words for Snow

Janet Burns

The other terms include “flup,” “glush,” “goor," and "Katty-clean-doors."

Detroit Teen Builds Wheelchair-Adaptable Stroller for New Mom

Michele Debczak

The 16-year-old made the stroller in his high school STEM class.

How Much Coffee Would It Take to Kill Someone?

Shaunacy Ferro

Anything can be lethal at high enough doses.

Answer These 30 General Knowledge Questions

Can you name the answers to these 30 general knowledge questions?

The Missing Links: When Selfies Attack

Olivia Harrison

Clever Octopus Burrows Into Homemade Quicksand

Olivia Harrison

Few animals can blow our minds like the octopus—and this one is an expert at hiding.