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Plankton Make Clouds Brighter and the Earth Cooler

Shaunacy Ferro

Tiny ocean organisms can play a vital role in the Earth’s climate, according to a new study.

Enoshima Aquarium Becomes Interactive at Night

Rebecca OConnell

WWI Centennial: U.S. Rejects German Stance on U-boat Warfare

Erik Sass

11 Delightful Bento Artists and Their Creations

Miss Cellania

Wouldn't you loive to open a lunch as artfully created as these?

Buy a Century-Old Newspaper Printed on a Leaf

Caitlin Schneider

To cut costs, in 1916 newspaper publisher Luther McQuesten printed "The Mountain Echo" on a leaf. Now you can own this special edition.

4 Garbage Bins That Do More Than Just Collect Trash

Shaunacy Ferro

Waste disposal isn't the only thing trash bins can be used for.

Tokyo Is Getting a Hostel That Doubles as a Bookshop

Rebecca OConnell

Bookworms will be able to fall asleep safely cocooned in literature.

Oldest Evidence For Eating Chicken Found In Israel

Shaunacy Ferro

Early Israelites discovered chicken was delicious.

Meet the Voice of the New York City Subway

Caitlin Schneider

Charlie Pellet, the man who tells MTA passengers to "Stand clear of the closing doors," has one of the most recognizable voices in New York City

15 Fun Facts About 'There's Something About Mary'

Roger Cormier

Buttercups were built up, and a quarterback's last name was forever mangled on purpose.

This Proposed Bridge in Washington Would be Made of Aircraft Carriers

Hannah Keyser

A bridge made of aircraft carriers? It could happen.

This 19th Century Performer Wowed Audiences With Musical Farts

Shaunacy Ferro

Joseph Pujol, a.k.a. Le Pétomane, was a flatulist of world renown.

Algae Bloom Turns Turkish Lake Bright Red

Caitlin Schneider

When algae blooms in Turkey's Tuz Lake, an explosion of crimson color comes along with it.

The Missing Links: 'Star Wars' Little Books

Colin Patrick

People Believe Comparisons With ‘More Than,’ Not ‘Less Than’

Shaunacy Ferro

A study finds people are more swayed by sentences like “men generally make more money than women” than “women generally make less money than men.”

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