Flamingos are naturally white. Their diet of brine shrimp and algae turns them pink.
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Hollywood loves gorillas. They are mysterious and scary, yet close enough to human for an actor to play one.
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Why Seeing (The Unexpected) Is Often Not Believing. An ongoing experiment in inattentional blindness sheds light on a case of police brutality.
Though they’re not as numerous as they once were, the red telephone box is one of a handful of images that instantly conjures up visions of England. But it wasn’t always such an icon.
The cast of Toy Story 3 in the
Parents probably recognize Mo Willems as the animator and writer behind the award-winning Pigeon series of books.
The Southern white rhino is so rare these days that in the African nature parks where they live, each animal is assigned its own armed guard to protect it against poachers.
About a week ago, Saturday Night Live and Portlandia star Fred Armisen gave the commencement address at Oregon Episcopal High School.
This is sure to be controversial, but a study by psychologists and anthropologists from the University of New Mexico finds that "Humor ability reveals intelligence, predicts mating success, and i
When browsing Bill Simmons’ new long-form sports site, Grantland, I found myself wondering two things. First, what is a “Grantland”? And second, didn’t the New York Times try this
Despite its status as a "dead" language, pretty much anything can be translated into Latin. Here are 10 modern classics that might make Latin class more fun.
1. Winnie the
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The Search for Cleopatra.
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