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Uprooted Tree Reveals a 1000-Year-Old Skeleton

Michele Debczak

Locals came open a disturbing discovery after a storm blew through a small Irish town

Welcome to One of the World's Last Matriarchal Societies

Kirstin Fawcett

For centuries, this tiny island off the coast of Estonia has been run by women.

10 Tiny Facts About Yorkshire Terriers

Rebecca OConnell

Learn more about the energetic breed and its history.

Modern Movies Reimagined as Vintage Hollywood Posters

Michele Debczak

Peter Stults’ “What If” series asks the questions movie buffs didn’t know they needed answers to.

Could a London Subway Line Be Replaced by Moving Walkways?

Shaunacy Ferro

An architecture firm proposes ditching trains for people movers on one London subway line.

Super Magnified Grains of Sand Become Dramatic Works of Art

Hannah Keyser

To the naked eye, all sand looks pretty much the same. But magnified by a hundred-fold or more, each individual grain exhibits a distinct beauty.

What Makes Curly Hair Curly?

Caitlin Schneider

It all comes down to the root of the matter.

How an Eccentric French Balloonist Invented Aerial Photography

Jordan G. Teicher

When Félix Nadar decided he wanted to take photographs of Paris from a hot air balloon in 1855, the idea of aerial photography was, for pretty much everyone else, a faraway dream.

Design Your Own Clothing—While You Wear It

Rebecca OConnell

"Who's the flyest of them all?"

How the Club-Tailed Dinosaurs Got Their Clubs

Mark Mancini

Scientists might now be one step closer to understanding how one of prehistory’s most formidable weapons evolved.

Fish-Heavy Diets Could Help Lower Your Risk For Depression

Hannah Keyser

A meta-analysis of over two dozen recent studies showed that eating more seafood could have a preventative effect on depression.

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Legendary 'Blue Bastard Fish' Identified as a New Species

Michele Debczak

Scientists just confirmed what local fishermen have known for years.

The Most Explosive Mail Ever Sent

Lucas Reilly the mag

The brief and glorious period when delivering postcards turned into rocket science.

15 Monumental Facts About Stonehenge

Michael Arbeiter

You know what Stonehenge looks like and have probably heard the speculation about its purpose, but how well do you know the UNESCO World Heritage Site?