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10 Science-y Valentine's Day Gifts

Rebecca OConnell

Show your love on a molecular level.

A Fireball Landed in Lake Michigan This Morning

Kate Horowitz

The meteorite’s flaming descent was visible from Kentucky to Canada.

What It Means If Your Snot Is Green

Kirstin Fawcett

Clear mucus is normal, but green, white, and yellow may mean you're fighting off an infection.

The International Distress Signal That Predates 'SOS'

Stacy Conradt

Before "SOS" became the go-to distress signal, British sailors called for help with "CQD."

Parisian Street Urinals Turn Pee Into Compost

Shaunacy Ferro

In Paris, even peeing in public is fancy.

5 Things Happy People Do (That You Can, Too!)

Danielle Braff

Here are five happiness-boosting habits that you can begin to incorporate into your routine today.

Researchers Rebuild Old Tech to Play Lost Recordings of Holocaust Survivors

Michele Debczak

The interviews were recorded at a refugee camp in France in 1946. This is the first time they've been heard in more than 70 years.

12 Weird Photos of Treehoppers

These tiny insects come in eye-popping shapes.

These Pop Culture-Inspired Posters Are Designed to Look Like Postage Stamps

Kirstin Fawcett

The full exhibit is currently on display at Gallery 1988 in Los Angeles.

Now You Can Enjoy a LEGO Brick Burger

Jake Rossen

This LEGO-centric eatery gives fans a whole new way to celebrate the beloved bricks.

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14 Facts for Aaron Burr's Birthday

Mark Mancini

Born on this date in 1756, Burr is mainly remembered for two things: killing Alexander Hamilton in a duel and later getting himself tried for treason under President Jefferson.

You Can Buy Wine Made From the Queen’s Royal Vineyard

Michele Debczak

There's no better way to celebrate the Her Majesty's Sapphire Jubilee.

Have an IKEA Bookcase? It's Probably Named After a Specific Profession

Shaunacy Ferro

The Swedish home-goods chain has a coherent naming strategy that its non-swedophone customers are missing out on.

The Apollo Astronaut Who Was Allergic to the Moon

Lucas Reilly

In 1972, geologist Harrison Schmitt became the only professional scientist to ever put boots on the Moon. And then he began sneezing.