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Today is the 25th Anniversary of the Game Boy; Behold Its Awesome Power From 1989

Nick Greene

These Baby Birds Puke on Predators with Third-Hand Weapons

Matt Soniak

When Eurasian rollers feed their babies grasshoppers, centipedes, and other insects, the chicks aren’t just getting the nutrition they need to grow—they’re getting an arsenal.

A Brief History of Zubaz

Ethan Trex

Let’s take a look back at the hottest zebra-striped pants of the early '90s.

Does Moss Really Only Grow on the North Side of Trees?

Erin McCarthy

The idea that moss grows on the north side of trees is an old one, says Dan Johnson of the College of Natural Resources at the University of Idaho, "and it makes a lot of sense."

Men and Women Have Very Different Types of Nightmares

Meghan Holohan

In the middle of a pleasant dream, something lurks in the shadows. Soon, the nonsensical reverie takes a dark turn and something starts stalking you. What is it?

5 Questions: "Burn" at the End

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10 Things You Might Not Know About Wine

the mag

Between the vine and the liquor store, plenty of secrets are submerged in your favorite bottle of vino.

Weekend Links: Life As A Snail

Roma Panganiban

7 Vintage Easter Commercials

Chris Higgins

WWI Centennial: Serbian Government Fears Military Coup

Erik Sass

We're covering the events that led to World War I exactly 100 years after they happened.

Weekend Links: Happy 75th Birthday, Batman!

Roma Panganiban

How the Owners of All 30 NBA Teams Made Their Money

Nick Greene

With NBA action back in full swing, you've probably added "own a professional basketball team" to your list of goals.

How Paperbacks Transformed the Way Americans Read

the mag

Half a century before e-books turned publishing upside down, a different format threatened to destroy the industry.

How Bubbles May Help Treat Cancer

Chris Higgins

15 Things We Miss About Old-School Gaming

Daniel Bettridge

Let's take a nostalgic glance back at what we miss most about the good old days.

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