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The Missing Links: The World Slackline Championships

Colin Patrick

The Yale Chalkboard Rebellion of 1830

Anna Green

Chalk it up to mathermatics. What is now seen as a taken-for-granted classroom staple was once the object of intense controversy.

Power Nap in the Office Like a Pro With This Desk That Turns Into a Bed

Kirstin Fawcett

Greek design firm NL Studio has created a desk that turns into a bed.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

The odd stories of the past week, summarized here every Friday.

Pod City: A Must-Hear ‘Radiolab’ and 7 More Standout Podcast Episodes

Whitney Matheson

For more recs, visit the archive.

This Hoodie Is a Portable Back Massager

Shaunacy Ferro

Get a massage on the go!

What's Your Favorite Punny Store Name?

Jason English

On Fridays we ask a bunch of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon.

10 Things Target Has Pulled From Its Shelves

Andrew LaSane

Your one-stop shop ... unless you're looking for these products.

Name the 2016 GOP Presidential Candidates

A lot of people are running for president. Can you name the candidates on the GOP side?

How Scientists Plan to Use Your Recycled Pee

Shaunacy Ferro

Urine could be the electricity generator of the future!

Morning Cup of Links: Fun Facts About Adam West

Miss Cellania

Great links to start your weekend!

These Solar Cells Were Inspired by the Japanese Art of Kirigami

Michele Debczak

A few artful cuts can make solar cells up to 40 percent more efficient.

Amazing New Photos of Pluto From 'New Horizons'

Shaunacy Ferro

NASA scientists are surprised by how arctic the dwarf planet looks up close.

You Can Buy Princess Leia's Metal Bikini from 'Return of the Jedi'

Beth Anne Macaluso

For an estimated $80,000 to $120,000.

What Purpose Did the Appendix Once Serve?

Hannah Keyser

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