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Ohio's Loveland Castle Was Hand-Built By a Midwestern Medievalist

Maggie Malach

One man's dream to build a 16th century castle came true—just outside of Cincinnati.

Stunning Photographs Show the Changing Arctic Landscape

Rebecca OConnell

Photographer Sebastian Copeland visited the shrinking arctic places in hopes to pay homage to the dying environments and bring awareness before it's too late.

11 Expert Facts About 'Léon: The Professional'

Tara Aquino

The film that launched Natalie Portman's career wouldn't have starred the future Oscar winner at all if her parents had gotten their way.

The Science Behind Super Rare (and Totally Amazing) Volcanic Lightning

Mark Mancini

A "dirty thunderstorm" might sound like a bad cocktail, but it's actually one of nature's most radical events.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

Paper Girls, Jughead, and more.

Want to be a Mermaid? This Spanish Swim School's Got Your Tail

Your dreams of becoming Ariel finally poised for real life.

3D Bone Marrow Model Made from Biosilk Generates Blood Platelets

Jordan Rosenfeld

The implications are enormous for people who suffer from platelet diseases or who are undergoing chemotherapy.

Courting Disaster: 24 Ridiculous Lawsuits

Alvin Ward

This week, John Green talks about the time someone sued Subway because their "footlong" sandwich didn't measure up (plus 23 more absurd suits).

15 Delectable Table Manners From History

the mag

A time traveler's guide to mealtime etiquette .

The Missing Links: The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Colin Patrick

Name the States That Start With 'N'

Take the quiz!

In Paris, Eclairs Are Works of Art

Rebecca OConnell

Pretty sweet, non?

Decorative Gourds Get Weirder Every Year

Anna Green

Why are decorative gourds so weird looking?

13 Not-So-Depressing Facts About 'A Farewell to Arms'

Jeff Wells

Such as, he had some choice words when F. Scott Fitzgerald offered him notes on a draft.

You Can Now Purchase an Enhanced Edition of Your Favorite 'Harry Potter' Novel in the iBooks Store

Kirstin Fawcett

The books boast special new features, and can be read on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac.