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The Burger That Should Have Been King

Nick Greene

What does a good grasp of fractions have to do with marketing fast food hamburgers? Everything, which A&W Restaurants found out the hard way.

6 Finnish Terms You'll Want to Use in English, in Emoji Form

Kirstin Fawcett

One of them quite literally means "underwear drunk."

Scientists Use Facial Recognition Software to Identify Wild Lemurs

Kate Horowitz

The astoundingly accurate LemurFaceID program could aid conservationists in tracking individual animals.

Most College-Bound Seniors Know ‘Literally Nothing’ About Paying Off Student Loans

Michele Debczak

The nation's total student loan debt is over $1.4 trillion.

Google's New A.I. Experiment Lets You Play a Piano Duet With a Robot

Shaunacy Ferro

Spoiler: The robot is better than you.

Animal Planet’s New Show Takes You Behind the Scenes at the Bronx Zoo

Shaunacy Ferro

"The Zoo" shows the conservation work zoo visitors don't see, from raising abandoned baby tigers to helping blind gorillas navigate.

5 Research-Backed Tips for Successful Negotiations

Kristin Wong

Negotiation isn't a battle, it's a joint problem-solving session.

Inside Canada's Annual International Hair Freezing Contest

Kirstin Fawcett

At the Sourdough Rendezvous festival in Whitehorse, icy locks are the ultimate bizarre fashion statement.

Why Do I Have to Put My Phone in Airplane Mode?

Stacy Conradt

It comes down to the possibility of a split second of interference.

Archaeologists Are Excavating a WWII Internment Camp in Hawaii

Kate Horowitz

The Honouliuli Internment and POW Camp will eventually open as a national monument.

North Carolina Man Charged with Stealing 1000-Pound Chicken Statue

Kirstin Fawcett

A birthday present from a poultry farmer to his wife, the statue mysteriously disappeared overnight.

How Swedish Students Let Off Steam—By Screaming in Public

Meg Van Huygen

Need to scream? Head to Sweden. (But don't try it just anywhere.)

Heavy Rain Heads for California—and the Oroville Dam

Dennis Mersereau

Conditions will go downhill in a hurry through the day.

Fat Freezing Could Be the New Botox

Jake Rossen

Fat reduction without injections or scalpels is catching on.

9 Things You Might Not Know About Peet's Coffee

Emily Becker

Peet's founder launched the American gourmet coffee industry in California 50 years ago.

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