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Explore the Sea With Google Oceans

Rebecca OConnell

In honor of World Oceans Day on June 9, Google Maps takes us into the marine depths.

10 Intense Facts About the Giant Weta

Shaunacy Ferro

The giant weta is one of the biggest insects on Earth, easily dwarfing most bugs and even some small rodents. Here are 10 facts you probably don't know about this New Zealand native.

'The Lord of the Rings'—Starring The Beatles?

Stacy Conradt

John Lennon was set on making a Fab Four Fellowship happen.

Scientists Weigh the Milky Way

Caitlin Schneider

As kids, we’re taught that to determine the volume of an unusual object, we can measure the amount of water it displaces.

15 Japanese Food Onomatopoeias

Ellen Freeman

Amazing Images of the Hidden Lives of Animals in the Serengeti

Shaunacy Ferro

10 Fun Facts About Donald Duck

Kate Erbland

Happy Donald Duck Day!

San Francisco's Steep Streets Are Leveled in This Impressive Video

Alvin Ward

New York City's High Bridge to Reopen After More Than 40 Years

Hannah Keyser

The 1,200-foot bridge is the oldest existing bridge in the city.

5 Questions: Chew-Choo

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Scientists: The 'Tortured Artist' Is a Real Thing

Jessica Hullinger

Researchers found that creative types are 17 percent more likely to carry genetic variants that increase the risk of bipolar disorder or schizophrenia.

11 Things You Can Learn Before Your Airplane Lands

Don’t let precious down time go to waste re-watching that on-demand summer blockbuster. Instead, try to expand your mind.

Boeing Engineers Plan to Add 'Star Wars' Sounds To Their Lasers

Alvin Ward

"Pew pew": Boeing’s High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator

4 Victorian Era Murders Immortalized in Figurines

Caitlin Schneider

These weren't your grandma's porcelain figurines.

The Dallas Cowboys Will Use Virtual Reality to Train Their Quarterbacks

Beth Anne Macaluso

How one lab plans to help the NFL team make better snap decisions.