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15 Industrious Facts About Ants

Shaunacy Ferro

Though they be but little, they are fierce. (Also: smart, resourceful, and clean.)

Why Do Dogs Play Fetch?

Caitlin Schneider

It's in their DNA.

Photographer Captures the Beauty of Rest Stops Along American Highways

Rebecca OConnell

Photographer Ryann Ford wants to capture these rest stops before they disappear completely.

See the Web of Undersea Cables That Power the Internet

Caitlin Schneider

How does information on the World Wide Web travel internationally? Under the ocean.

19 Cromulent Words You Can Still Adopt for a Good Cause

Arika Okrent

Wordnik is an online interactive dictionary with a mission to include every English word—and for $25, you can adopt a word.

The First Foldable Smartphone Could Be Coming in January

Michele Debczak

Hold the phone: the old school mobile devices may be making a comeback.

Why Washington Relinquished His Power, And Why He Returned

David W Brown

“For Washington,” writes Edward Larson in The Return of George Washington, “retirement made sense.”

Facebook Is Developing Virtual Reality That Lets You Play Ping Pong in Space

Michele Debczak

Facebook has been tinkering with virtual reality, and it sounds like they're enjoying themselves.

Twisted Cinema: Balloon Recreations of Iconic Movie Scenes

Rebecca OConnell

Rob Driscoll recreates one movie poster or scene a week.

7 Mysterious Rock Formations to Rival Stonehenge

Finger Biscuits Cut Out the Middle Man: Your Spoon

Rebecca OConnell

Let's not kid ourselves: we're not spreading Nutella on anything. Finger biscuits let you eat the chocolatey goodness right out of the jar.

5 Questions: Airplane Parts

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5 Of The Most Amazing Items Ringo Starr Put Up For Auction

Hannah Keyser

Ringo Starr is putting over 800 items up for auction, including various items from his days in the Beatles.

The Brits Made A Giant Yorkshire Pudding Burger for Food Challenges

Olivia Harrison

Who says Americans are the only ones with crazy-big appetites?

Wear Your Favorite Book Around Your Neck

Rebecca OConnell

Everyone has a favorite book that they've read multiple times. To celebrate that special tome, you can have it recreated as a tiny necklace charm.