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Amy Poehler Launches a Hilarious New Web Series About Science

Shaunacy Ferro

'Experimenting with Megan Amram' features real science (and women in science) while parodying a superficial talk show.

The Crew of the Enola Gay on Dropping the Atomic Bomb

Miss Cellania

In their own words.

Compare the Fastest Ships in Sci-Fi History

Caitlin Schneider

See how the DeLorean stacks up against the Death Star.

17 Videos of Pets Getting Into Trouble While Home Alone

Yelena Melnichenko Hayley Harding

Our furry friends find plenty of ways to entertain themselves when we're not around.

Meet the Man Struck By Lightning 7 Times

Stacy Conradt

To put it in perspective, the odds of getting struck by lightning seven times are 4.15 in 100,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000.

Cats Find Homes in Prisons—and Reform Inmates

Jennifer Billock

Cats help convicts learn to be less violent and more caring—and they get stable homes in the process.

Why the Fugate Family Has Blue Skin

Stacy Conradt

Their complexions became something of a scarlet letter—or an indigo letter, as it were.

16 Nostalgic Facts About 'Stand by Me'

Roger Cormier

How a soft drink conglomerate almost shut down Rob Reiner's coming-of-age classic.

Morning Cup of Links: About the 'Next Generation' Movies

Miss Cellania

Who Owns the Air?

Julie Winterbottom the mag

If you're a property owner, 83 feet of airspace is yours.

7 Magic Tricks That Went Horribly Wrong

Jake Rossen

These magicians pushed things too far.

Morning Cup of Links: The Future of McDonald's

Miss Cellania

Mumbai Taxis Become a New Venue for Local Artists

Rebecca OConnell

Mumbai taxis are becoming moving works of art.

Watch the Moon Pass in Front of the Earth from A Million Miles Away

Hannah Keyser

That's the North Pole in the upper-left corner.

Some Spiders Can “Sail” Across Water

Matt Soniak

Whether it’s one creeping around some dark corner of your house or crawling over its web in a field or forest, most spiders we encounter are found on solid ground.