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How Taco Emoji—and Hittite Hieroglyphs—Get to Your Screen

Maggie Shafer

Remember when there was all that internet racket about the taco emoji? The trending hashtag, the t-shirts, the campaigns—it was a global initiative, and it worked. And we were happy, for awhile ...

Are Squat Toilets Better for Your Butt?

Kate Horowitz

Proponents of squatting say seated pooping is hazardous to your health.

Why Do Clocks Run Clockwise?

Caitlin Schneider

How the flat circle of time became the world's standard model.

The No-Excuse Guide to Making Salad Dressing at Home

Caitlin Schneider

A surefire way to kick that bottle habit for good.

13 Fascinating Little Facts About Liechtenstein

Meg Van Huygen

It's one of the smallest countries in the world, but it's not short on compelling qualities.

Watch Film Legend Boris Karloff's Horrifyingly Funny Coffee Commercial

Anna Green

Act alongside 'Frankenstein's Boris Karloff in this interactive coffee commercial.

Master a Light Version of Origami With the Folding Lamp

Andrew LaSane

Adjust the light by readjusting the folds of the shade.

Artist Creates Unique Jewelry With Colored Pencils

Rebecca OConnell

The contrast of wood and colored graphite makes for some striking pieces, suitable for school teachers and fashionistas alike.

12 Creepy DIY Halloween Projects to Scare Your Guests

Rebecca OConnell

Make your Halloween party guests squirm with these project ideas.

Take a Virtual Tour of This Calculus-Inspired Mansion

Kirstin Fawcett

Built by late Canadian mathematician James Stewart, the home's curving lines are a homage to his favorite branch of math.

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11 Fragrant Facts About Trash

Shaunacy Ferro

One man’s trash is another man’s fun fact.

Turn Boring Text Into Ballads With This App

Shaunacy Ferro

Typatone puts a soundtrack to your words.

11 Scientific Reasons Why Being in Nature is Relaxing

Nearly One-Third of Cacti Are at Risk of Becoming Extinct

Kirstin Fawcett

One major threat? Collectors and horticulturists harvest the wild plants and sell them illegally.