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See the Lines of the NYC Subway Paired With an Aerial View

Caitlin Schneider

The web of the underground transit system is even more impressive in the context of NYC as seen from above.

Study Figures Out Why Queen Bees Become Queens

Shaunacy Ferro

A certain chemical compound fed to honeybee larvae determines whether they grow into queens or workers.

10 Popular ‘Game of Thrones’ Fan Theories

Christian Bond

Nothing is what it seems to be in the land of Westeros, at least not if you follow the many elaborate theories concocted by 'Game of Thrones' fans.

Pod City: Popsicles, Kevin Bacon, and More Highlights from Recent Podcasts

Whitney Matheson

Stress Ball Tourist Map Zooms In When Squeezed

Shaunacy Ferro

Two vacation necessities in one.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Weird, funny, and interesting news items from all over.

Animals Assemble for Annual Weigh-In at London Zoo

Caitlin Schneider

Creatures great and small stepped on the scale for their annual check up—whether they realized it or not.

China’s Forest Made of Stone

Michele Debczak

It's more than 270 million years old.

Watch Nitrogen Triiodide Explode in Slow Motion

Shaunacy Ferro


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See the Creative Process Behind Ben & Jerry Photoshoots

Rebecca OConnell

When showcasing its ice cream flavors, Ben & Jerry's puts together playful photos placing pints in a whole array of situations

Soothe Yourself With "Drunk Tank" Pink

Stacy Conradt

The next time you need a time out, try thinking pink.

15 Vintage Facts About 'That '70s Show'

Roger Cormier

Nostalgia for a nostalgic show. It's all alright.

How Does Smell Work?

Julie Winterbottom the mag

Turns out, it's all in your head.

Amazon Prime Will Soon Bring Booze to Certain Cities in Under An Hour

Hannah Keyser

Amazon's new booze-delivery service hints at a whole new market for the online retailer.