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10 Stunning Facts About Stingrays

Michele Debczak

They're oddly adorable, and surprisingly gentle. (Just don't mess with them.)

Artist Creates Spooky Jewelry Out of Pearls

Rebecca OConnell

If normal pearls are too precious for you, you may want to check out Shinji Nakaba's intricate works of art.

5 Questions: Road House

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What Are the Oldest Words in English?

Bess Lovejoy the mag

You might be surprised what's stood the test of time.

The Massachusetts Home Built with 100,000 Newspapers

Michele Debczak

The walls of this house are, quite literally, full of history.

This African Grey Parrot Is More Metal than You

Kirstin Fawcett

Hatebeak, a bird-fronted metal band, recently emerged from its roost to release a new album.

10 Things Amazon Pulled From Its Virtual Shelves

Andrew LaSane

Earlier this summer the e-commerce giant said it would stop selling items promoting the Confederate flag. Here's what else you can't find on Amazon.

10 Things You Should Know About Spanish Moss

Miss Cellania

Spanish moss is not only beautiful, but interesting.

See the Amazing Photography of a Pioneering Vulcanologist

Caitlin Schneider

Tempest Anderson was an eye surgeon by trade, but a volcano-chaser by passion.

Fossilized Pterosaur Potentially Yields Prehistoric Poop

Shaunacy Ferro

The rare find can help scientists understand more about dinosaur diets.

Mix the Perfect Drink With a Light Up Stick That Makes Light Saber Noises

Rebecca OConnell

Make the perfect drink and become a Jedi.

15 Fab Facts About ‘Help!’

Sarene Leeds

The Beatles’ second brush with Hollywood stardom happened 50 years ago.

First Blue Whale Heart Ever Preserved Is the Size of a Golf Cart

Shaunacy Ferro

It will be on display at the Royal Ontario Museum.

Don't Panic About the Plague

Jordan Rosenfeld

Several cases have been confirmed in the American West. But plague makes an appearance in the U.S.—and worldwide—every year.

Hemingway's Recipe for Fillet of Lion

Kirstin Fawcett

The author liked to hunt big game. He also liked to eat it.