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Why Do We Count Sheep?

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How to Thrive For a Month Out of Your Backpack

Where to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower

the mag

As the comet Swift-Tuttle sweeps around the sun, it leaves a trail of icy meteoroids in its wake. The result? An August full of shooting stars.

Morning Cup of Links: Remembering Robin Williams

Miss Cellania

Scientists Created a Water Tractor Beam

Jessica Hullinger

Tractor beams have long been a science fiction fantasy—a magical force that attracts objects from a distance, like an alien’s spaceship sucking up its earthling specimens. We're getting there.

11 Fictional Wars and Why They're Being Fought

David W Brown

RIP, Robin Williams

Alvin Ward

Christopher Reeve presents his former Juilliard roommate Robin Williams a People's Choice Award in 1979.

11 Historical Artifacts You Can Own...For A Price

Hannah Keyser

For history buffs who won't settle for a trip to the museum or a good book, the Internet offers a treasure trove of artifacts you can own—if you've got significant money to spend.

11 Works of Art Featuring Felines

Erin McCarthy

Russian artist Svetlana Petrova routinely adds a twist to classic paintings by including her orange tabby, Zarathustra. But felines are no strangers to fine art.

Visit Pyongyang! (Via Time-Lapse Tourism Video)

Nick Greene

Pyongyang remains mysterious to most Westerners. But thanks to two filmmakers, you can now watch a little over three minutes worth of scenes from the North Korean capital.

The Missing Links: Freddy and the Mystery Machine Crew

Colin Patrick

11 Smells That Are Slowly Disappearing

Kara Kovalchik

How many of these do you miss?

First-Person Hyperlapse Videos

Chris Higgins

What Do You Call That Thing You Drink Water From at School?

Jason English

Water fountain? Drinking fountain? Bubbler?

11 Awesome Pieces of Movie-Inspired Merch You Can Buy

Sean Hutchinson

Movies don't have to end when the credits roll. Help bring their magic to your world with these 11 awesome pieces of merchandise you can own.

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