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Scientists Analyze Ötzi the Iceman's Animal Skin Clothing

Kirstin Fawcett

The Iceman likely led a rough life—but at least he kept warm.

America’s Only Dog Mayor Gets Elected to Third Term

Michele Debczak

He celebrated with congratulatory pats.

Japan's 2020 Olympics Will Make Medals From Smartphones

Jake Rossen

Gold, silver, bronze: They'll all be green.

What's It Like to Live in a Dumpster for a Year

Presented by Adam Ruins Everything.

Make Tuesday Even Better with These Great Amazon Deals

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, August 23.

13 Hot Sauces for the Most Adventurous Eaters

Garrett Williams

These hot sauces will satisfy every tongue, from the cautious novice to the champion "chilihead."

Irish Teeth Reveal the Chemical Signature of the Great Famine

Kristina Killgrove

Researchers analyzed 20 sets of human remains from one of the many workhouses where entire families were institutionalized—and made to work long hours—as a "remedy" to poverty.

National Parks Offer Free Admission This Weekend to Celebrate 100 Years

Andrew LaSane

Now would be the perfect time to plan that road trip.

Viking Burials Included Board Games

Kate Horowitz

A researcher says the games’ inclusion aboard burial boats shows their importance “at home, on board ship, and in the hall of the gods.”

13 Explosive Facts About 'Halt and Catch Fire'

Roger Cormier

Steve Wozniak said Lee Pace's character was untrustworthy, just like Steve Jobs.

Citizen Science Project Calls for Donations of Dog DNA

Michele Debczak

Darwin's Dogs is looking for canine DNA to better understand mental illness in humans.

California’s 'Flintstone House' Is Up For Sale

Caitlin Schneider

Have a "yabba dabba do" time every day of your life.

8 Milestone Presidential Campaign Ads and How They Impacted the Election

Jay Serafino

These presidential campaign ads are proof that sometimes all you need is 30 seconds to change the course of an election.

This Entomologist Has Been Stung by Insects 1000 Times

Anna Green

Justin Schmidt is a world famous entomologist and creator of the Ig Nobel Prize-winning Schmidt Pain Scale.

Now You Can Eat a Burger That Looks Like Pikachu

Rebecca OConnell

Arguably a step up from SpongeBob's Pretty Patties.

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