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How the DeLorean (Almost) Came Back From the Dead

Jake Rossen

Few automaker stories involve time travel, cocaine, Indiana Jones, and Irish terrorists. John DeLorean was the exception.

Cornell Engineers Create Foam Heart

Shaunacy Ferro

The material could one day be used in prosthetics of all kinds.

10 Blood-Curdling Facts About 'Dracula'

Joy Lanzendorfer

There's a lot you don't know about horror's most popular character.

Decipher Your Cat's Body Language With This Helpful Infographic

Rebecca OConnell

Wondering what your cat is feeling? Consult this illustration.

11 Clever and Creative Halloween Costumes

Miss Cellania

THe 2015 roundup of just pure awesome Halloween costumes.

For Parkinson's Patients, Dancing Is Medicine

Shaunacy Ferro

A growing body of research suggests dancing can alleviate some of the debilitating symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

Genomic Sequencing Reveals Secrets of the Vulture's 'Ironclad' Gut

Kate Horowitz

Scientists find evidence of specialized digestion and an impressive immune system in the genome of the cinereous vulture.

8 Dangerous Items That Used to be Allowed in Kids' Chemistry Kits

Maggie Malach

Way back when, chemistry sets were stocked with poison and blowtorches, all in the name of education.

Edith Wharton's Rattle Might Be the Perfect Gift for Well-Heeled Babies

Kirstin Fawcett

The sterling-silver toy is selling for $16,500.

Arrowhead with Human Blood Likely Used in Mayan Bloodletting Ritual

Andrew LaSane

Researchers believe that blood was spilled to "feed the gods."

Infographic of Facts About the Languages of the Star Wars Films

Alvin Ward

The release of the trailer for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' means it's time to start brushing up on your Wookiespeak.

18 Fun Facts About 'Mallrats'

Roger Cormier

Kevin Smith's sophomore feature, which is about to get a sequel, was released in theaters 20 years ago today.

Physicists Find That Animals’ Top Speeds Are Proportional to Body Length

Shaunacy Ferro

A new paper finds that an animal’s top speed is unrelated to the mass of its body. Rather, it’s all about the length.

Giant, Fully-Functioning LEGO Caravan Breaks World Record

Rebecca OConnell

The project took more than 1000 hours over 12 weeks to complete.

This Happiness-Tracking App Will Analyze Your Moods

Anna Green

The app attempts to pinpoint the underlying causes of your happiness.

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