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Pick the Missing Words from 1998 Movie Titles

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The Stories Behind 20 Famous Car Logos

Benjamin Lampkin

A look at the family crests, city flags, and tragic romances that inspired some of the world's most iconic car logos.

Make Holograms With Your Smartphone

Rebecca OConnell

The stunning illusion requires just a few simple tools.

Action-Packed Photos of Dogs Surfing

Jennifer M Wood

The Unleashed by Petco Surf Dog Competition celebrated its 10th year on Saturday.

Why Does Haydn's Tomb Contain Two Skulls?

Stacy Conradt

Grave robbers made off with the composer's skull in 1809. So how did two different heads end up back where he's buried?

14 Blockbuster Facts About the Summer Movies of 1985

Jake Rossen

Four John Candy movies, one massive Disney bomb, and a New Coke with which to wash it all down.

What Is Belly Button Fluff?

Alex Carter

It’s blue, fuzzy and lives in your belly button, and it actually has an important function…

8 Beloved Things That Aren't Disappearing (Despite What You've Read)

Jessica Hullinger

Your avocados are safe.

Turn Your Food Into Little Beads

Rebecca OConnell

Edible pearls for people who want the look of caviar without the taste.

This Newly-Discovered Spider Species Has Stunning Coloration

Hannah Keyser

Study Shows Some Worker Ants Don’t Work At All

Matt Soniak

A research team has taken the famously industrious ant down a peg, showing that many ants don’t do their fair share of work—or any work at all.

15 Things You May Not Know About the Gateway Arch

Michael Arbeiter

A few facts about the Gateway Arch’s bumpy road from conception to construction, and beyond.

16 Biting Facts About ‘Fright Night’

Jennifer M Wood

You’re so cool, Brewster. Even at 30.

World’s First Nuclear Power Plant is Open for Visitors

Roma Panganiban

5 Cutting-Edge Treatments for Inflammatory Diseases

Jordan Rosenfeld

Inflammatory diseases are common—and hard to live with. Here are five potential treatment breakthroughs.

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