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The Oregon Zoo Gives Elephants Giant Gourds to Squish

Rebecca OConnell

Some of the gourds are over 1000 pounds.

The Munsters Will Star in an Auto-Tuned Rock Opera for TV

Kirstin Fawcett

If you're tired of 'Rocky Horror,' check out this musical episode of the monster-themed 1960s TV show.

5 Questions: Poltergeist

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16 Ways to Summon Ghosts, Victorian-Style

Kirstin Fawcett

According to a 19th century book, ghosts are optical illusions—and you can see a "spirit" in your very own living room by following these instructions.

How Stress Destroys Your Health

Shaunacy Ferro

Stress is as physical as it is mental.

7 Presidential Facts About Rutherford B. Hayes

Benjamin Lampkin

Some American presidents have their faces on currency, some get memorialized in films and miniseries and sketches.

Orca Rockets Unfortunate Seal 80 Feet Into the Air

Rebecca OConnell

A tail for the ages.

How Do Plants Decide When to Flower?

Shaunacy Ferro

Scientists pin down the chemical process that makes plants open up.

Theodore Roosevelt's Lost Love

Stacy Conradt

After what should have been the happiest day of his life, a grieving Teddy turned his back on his burgeoning political career—and abandoned his newborn daughter.

9 Incredible Images of Wet Cats Shaking Themselves Off

Shaunacy Ferro

Shake it off, kitties!

The Missing Links: The Best Pizza in Every State

Colin Patrick

NYC High School Students Will Get Discount Tickets to the Musical 'Hamilton'

Kirstin Fawcett

A philanthropic foundation is giving New York students a shot to see the "10-dollar founding father" for $10.

Step Aside Standing Desk: This Workspace Lets You Lie Down

Rebecca OConnell

Why stand when you can lie down?

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

'Black Magick,' 'Hellboy,' and more.

10 Sculptures Made From Books

David K. Israel

Artist Brian Dettmer has made a career out of turning old media into fascinating sculptures.