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Check Out These Infographics From the 1930s

Anna Green

Here's how people represented data before computers.

Pluto Has a Blue Sky and Water Ice

Caitlin Schneider

The blue hued haze of the demoted planet is believed to be similar to that on Saturn's moon, Titan.

9 Different Spanish Accents, Hilariously Explained

Arika Okrent

Comedian and Flama producer Joanna Hausmann not only gives skilled demonstrations of what the accents of various Spanish-speaking countries sound like, she provides vivid analogies that may help you h

5 Home Bar Hacks for Your Next Cocktail Party

Clair McLafferty

Use common kitchen staples as if they were barware.

Driverless Cars Get Into Accidents Because They're Too Good at Driving

Rebecca OConnell

Google's driverless cars are safe. Human drivers? Not so much.

The Missing Links: What Does Staying Put Do to Your Brain?

Colin Patrick

10 Things We Learned From Stephen Hawking’s AMA

Michele Debczak

His idea of the universe's greatest mystery has nothing to do with space.

How a Colorado Family Built a Home for the World's Weirdest, Most Beautiful Bugs

The May Natural History Museum hosts one of the largest privately owned collections of insects in the world.

Henry Shrapnel's Deadly Legacy

Stacy Conradt

The British general didn't invent the canister shot, but he figured out a way to make its tiny projectiles even more destructive.

11 Things You May Not Know About John Lennon

Eddie Deezen

The founding member of The Beatles would have turned 75 years old today.

Pod City: 8 Cool Quotes From Notable Women on Podcasts This Week

Whitney Matheson

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Odd news stories from all around.

Take a Peek Inside Bulgaria’s First Children’s Museum

Shaunacy Ferro

Muzeiko is an interactive playspace where kids can learn about science.

Eyewitness Painting of Lincoln's Assassination Is Being Restored

Anna Green

"Lincoln Borne By Loving Hands" will be restored and displayed at Ford's Theatre