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Brain Game: Prime Jive

Sandy Wood

What’s the Difference Between a Lake and a Pond?

Sean Hutchinson

You’re taking a summer stroll along a nice trail when you come across a body of water. “That’s a beautiful lake,” you think to yourself. Or ... wait.

Morning Cup of Links: The Simpsons Predicts the Future

Miss Cellania

5 Questions: Parliament

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Backwards navigation:Forbidden

5 Man-Made Things You Can See from Space (Plus One You Really Can’t)

Mark Mancini

Which of mankind’s marvels can we actually spot from the final frontier? This question calls for a little perspective. Space is big.

Isolated Amazonian Tribe Contracts the Flu From Outsiders

Jessica Hullinger

The Missing Links: The Man Who Mailed Himself (And Other Transportation Tales)

Colin Patrick

Do Dogs Get Jealous? New Study Says Yes

Hannah Keyser

Just like how an older sibling might act out when a new baby joins the family, a new study from PLOS ONE suggests dogs get jealous when they perceive there is a rival for their owners' attention.

The Quotable Andrew Jackson: 12 of Old Hickory's Best Lines

Stacy Conradt

Andrew Jackson was many things: Stubborn. Brilliant. Ruthless. Romantic. And insanely quotable.

27 Unbelievable Local Traditions

Jason English

John Green discusses some of the most interesting traditions and festivals around the world.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

This week's new comics include Warren Ellis reimagining Rob Liefeld and Tom Scioli reimagining G.I. Joe and Transformers

How Hasbro Created its 6-inch Jabba the Hutt Action Figure

Erin McCarthy

When attendees line up outside Comic Con International for tonight’s preview, there’s one exclusive they’ll be probably more eager to get their hands on than any others: Jabba the Hutt, the first figu

Who are Jon Snow's Parents?

Chris Higgins

Brain Game: Listening

Sandy Wood

11 Essentials to Pack for a Smarter Road Trip

If you’re hitting the road for summer vacation, make sure you’re toting the right gear for a smooth, smart journey.