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Researchers Say Mold Might Make You See Ghosts

Jessica Hullinger

Shane Rogers will spend this summer touring some of New York’s most haunted buildings. But it’s not ghosts he’s looking for.

The 4 Most Likely Places to Find Life Outside Earth

William Herkewitz

Each year new scientific discoveries make our very own Solar System look soggier, more hospitable, and more ripe for it.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

This week's new comics: Jupiter's Legacy, Jupiter's Circle, Rebels and Convergence

11 Facts About 'To Kill A Mockingbird'

Joy Lanzendorfer

19 Outstanding Outdoor Ads

Andréa Fernandes Mario Marsicano

While a lot of outdoor ads are annoying, some are really well done.

Name the Countries That Are Only 5 Letters Long

Who Really Wrote the 'Little House' Books?

Stacy Conradt

A ‘Golden Girls’ LEGO Set Is One Step Closer to Becoming Real

Jennifer M Wood

LEGO bricks may not come in floral prints or white wicker textures, but that hasn’t stopped Golden Girls enthusiasts from sharing their desire to see Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, Sophia—and yes, even Stan—

The Missing Links: Another Family Reunion

Colin Patrick

Why Male Ants Don’t Have Fathers

the mag

7 People Who Broke Into Prison

Jake Rossen

A Deep Dive on the Beach Scene in 'Jaws'

Chris Higgins

You're gonna need a bigger beachball.

11 Essential Talking Points on 'NBA Jam'

Nick Greene

Here are some little-known facts about the game that had you and all your friends screaming "Boomshakalaka!" until the arcade closed.

The Giant Malaria Screen that Never Was

Emily Mullin

In the 1800s, a physician concocted an oddball plan for a colossal mosquito net meant to protect the city of Washington, D.C. from malaria.

How Maxwell House Became a Passover Staple

the mag

As Maxwell House stormed into American coffeepots in the early 1920s, the company ran into a stubborn subset of holdouts.