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The Time Herbert Hoover’s Parents Mistook Him for Dead

Mark Mancini

If not for a doctor uncle, Herbert Hoover might not have lived past age 2.

How to Appreciate (And Understand) Shakespeare’s Genius

10 Facts About ‘The Call of the Wild’

Joy Lanzendorfer

Hitchhiking Robot's Travels Come to an Abrupt End in Philadelphia

Rebecca OConnell

Little hitchhiking robot too good for this world, too pure.

Would Mr. Darcy Be Rich Today?

Shaunacy Ferro

Probably not rich enough to run a stately home.

The World's Littlest Skyscraper

Stacy Conradt

What the World's Littlest Skyscraper lacks in size, it makes up for in story.

Pick the Missing Words from 1998 Movie Titles

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The Stories Behind 20 Famous Car Logos

Benjamin Lampkin

A look at the family crests, city flags, and tragic romances that inspired some of the world's most iconic car logos.

Make Holograms With Your Smartphone

Rebecca OConnell

The stunning illusion requires just a few simple tools.

Action-Packed Photos of Dogs Surfing

Jennifer M Wood

The Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog Competition celebrated its 10th year on Saturday.

Why Does Haydn's Tomb Contain Two Skulls?

Stacy Conradt

Grave robbers made off with the composer's skull in 1809. So how did two different heads end up back where he's buried?

14 Blockbuster Facts About the Summer Movies of 1985

Jake Rossen

Four John Candy movies, one massive Disney bomb, and a New Coke with which to wash it all down.

What Is Belly Button Fluff?

Alex Carter

It’s blue, fuzzy and lives in your belly button, and it actually has an important function…

Turn Your Food Into Little Beads

Rebecca OConnell

Edible pearls for people who want the look of caviar without the taste.

This Newly-Discovered Spider Species Has Stunning Coloration

Hannah Keyser