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Brazilian Campaign Yarn Bombs Traffic Signs to Remind People to Donate Clothes

Rebecca OConnell

It's getting cold out and everyone needs some extra layers—even the people on the traffic signs.

Fancier Words for the Shapes in Your World

Sean ONeill Arika Okrent

Square, circle, triangle—how boring!

5 Unbelievable Airplane Seat Patents

Caitlin Schneider

The future might mean flying bunk beds.

Early Birds Once Relied on Knocker-Uppers to Wake Them Up

Kirstin Fawcett

Their job was exactly what it sounds like: They were paid to knock on windows.

8 Antique Maps That Were the First of Their Kind

Shaunacy Ferro

Columbus’ first map of Hispaniola was a little sparse on details.

Watch This Terrifying Headless Cat Robot Jump Up and Down

Shaunacy Ferro

Just some disembodied robot cat legs, no big.

10 Pressing Questions About Columbus Day

Andrew LaSane

How a 15th century voyager got his own federal holiday.

Damselfish Can Recognize Each Other’s Faces Using UV Vision

Roma Panganiban

Ambon damselfish were able to identify the correct fish face with 75 percent accuracy.

Watch Early Test Footage for 'The Muppet Movie'

Chris Higgins

"Fozzie, see, the thing of it is—you're not a real bear. You're not a real, natural bear." -Kermit

40 Facts About ‘Saturday Night Live’ on Its 40th Anniversary

Live from New York … the legendary sketch show made its debut 40 years ago today.

Get New England Fall Foliage Delivered to Your Door

Michele Debczak

For just one easy payment of $19.99.

12 Snappy Facts About Kit Kat

Jeff Wells

Break off a piece of these.

Listen to Kmart In-Store Music from 1992

Chris Higgins

Attention Kmart shoppers!

10 Haunting Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

Sarah Watts

These horror movies are all real.

Your Bones Are Electric (Sometimes)

Kate Horowitz

Piezoelectricity can turn bones into batteries.