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20 Colorful Facts About 'Blue Velvet'

Meredith Danko

Argentina Adds Film Studies to Elementary School Curriculums

Kirstin Fawcett

Officials in Argentina want to create a new generation of film geeks.

Autonomous Boats Are Coming to the Canals of Amsterdam

Michele Debczak

The "roboats" are expected to start testing next year.

5 Ways to Cut Your Work Hours Without Skimping on Productivity

Stop burning the candle at both ends.

Tokyo Creates Overtime Prevention Teams to Get Employees to Go Home

Shaunacy Ferro

It's only for municipal workers, though.

Name Each Band's Lead Singer

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What’s the Difference Between a Pirate and a Buccaneer?

Mark Mancini

Four hundred years ago, if you were a seafaring thief, the label that you received said a great deal—mainly about whoever it was doing the labeling.

The iPhone 7's Hissing Issue May Not Be Cause for Concern

Michele Debczak

You can blame the phone's new high-powered processor.

7 Facts About the Unusual Ways We Name Tropical Cyclones

Dennis Mersereau

It can be confusing to talk about these storms from one region to the next, but it’s really not as daunting as it sounds once you get used it.

In-N-Out Is Coming to London for Four Hours

Shaunacy Ferro

But don't get your hopes up for international expansion.

Catch Monday's Top Amazon Deals While They Last

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, September 19.

This App Helps You Buy That Foreign Candy You're Craving

Kirstin Fawcett

Grabr makes it easy to purchase objects that are expensive or difficult to get.

Blue-Themed Trivia

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Canadian Schools Are Encouraging Parents to Pack Zero-Waste Lunches

Shaunacy Ferro

Schools are asking parents to ditch Ziplocks and pre-packaged foods.

Grin and Bare It: 11 Facts About Hair Removal

Sarah Grossbart

Alternate title: a roundup of historic torture devices.