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Electric Stimulation Lets Paralyzed Men Move Their Legs Again

Shaunacy Ferro

A study of five paralyzed men finds that non-invasive electrode treatments can increase leg movements.

There's a New F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story You Can Read

Shaunacy Ferro

The previously unpublished story from the author's archives appears in the current issue of The Strand.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

The oddest news stories of the past week.

Pod City: 19 Illuminating Science Podcasts

Whitney Matheson

Smart, funny, and audible—our selection of science podcasts for you.

Franklin Joined the Peanuts Gang 47 Years Ago Today

Jennifer M Wood

How a schoolteacher helped Charles Schulz create the Peanuts’ first African-American character

The 'Up' House Escapes Demolition Once Again

Rebecca OConnell

It looks like the small Seattle home that resembles the house from the Pixar movie Up has evaded demolition once again thanks to an undecided non-profit.

15 Biggie-Size Facts You Might Not Know About Wendy's

Stacy Conradt

Wendy's is more than just burgers and Frostys.

Incredible Timelapses of Flowering Cacti

Shaunacy Ferro

Greg Krehel captures the beauty of fast-blooming beauty of echinopsis cacti.

How Shakespeare Changed America’s Wildlife

Paul Anthony Jones

Harry Potter Trivia of Escalating Difficulty

Take the quiz!

Bring Back the Thor Automagic, the 1940s Hybrid Clothes/Dishwasher

Nick Greene

The dream of a combination dishwasher and washing machine came alive in the 1940s.

14 Fun Facts About 'The Aristocats'

Stacy Conradt

How Do Honeybees Survive the Winter?

Jake Rossen

They're as busy as ever.

10 Off-the-Wall Patents From History

Shaunacy Ferro

Why the wearable hamster cage didn't take off, we don't know.

Why Play Ping Pong With a Friend When You Can Play With a Giant, Threatening Robot?

Rebecca OConnell

Wall-E? You look … different.

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