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How Ants Cooperate to Move Heavy Loads

Shaunacy Ferro

Just a few ants steer, while a larger team lifts.

2000-Year-Old Cat Pawprint Found on a Roof Tile

Shaunacy Ferro

Cats, ruining things since the beginning of time.

29 Unforgettable Epitaphs

Stacy Conradt

These final words leave a lasting impression.

Grave Sightings: Warren G. Harding

Stacy Conradt

For one of the least-liked presidents in history, Warren G. Harding has a heck of a gravesite in his hometown of Marion, Ohio.

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The Fibonacci Shelf Proves That Math Makes Great Furniture

Caitlin Schneider

The results are as visually appealing as they are mathematically sound.

Ambient Sounds Can Make Creepy Places Feel Comfortable

Shaunacy Ferro

A new study finds that certain sounds increase feelings of safety.

15 Things You Might Not Know About the Space Needle

Michael Arbeiter

It may not be as tall as landmarks like the Empire State Building or Chicago's Willis Tower, but the 605-foot structure has a towering spirit of its own.

Google Will Now Tell You When That Coffee Shop Is Busy

Shaunacy Ferro

A new feature on Google’s business listings shows when stores are busiest throughout the week.

A Look At The Art of Letterpress Printing

Hannah Keyser

Vladimir Nabokov's Karner Blue Butterfly Makes a Comeback

Hannah Keyser

It's not the resurrection of the waxwing slain by the false azure in the windowpane, but it's pretty close.

13 Whimsical Facts About 'Amélie'

Eric D Snider

Get to know the most charming French character in search of romance since Pepé Le Pew.

Morning Cup of Links: Odd Astronaut Traditions

Miss Cellania

Start your day right with these interesting links!

What Dress Size Was Marilyn Monroe, Actually?

Erika Berlin

When discussing Marilyn's measurements, you have to take vintage clothing sizes into account.

10 Facts About ‘Horton Hears A Who!’

Joy Lanzendorfer

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.”

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