15 Things You Might Not Know About El Greco's 'The Burial of the Count of Orgaz'

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It's still in its original setting, and as huge as ever.

Watch a Million Wildebeest Journey Across the Serengeti

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The perilous migration has been called one of the "Seven Natural Wonders of Africa"

Why the Pronunciation of GIF Really Can Go Either Way

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How is language evolving on the internet? In this series on internet linguistics, Gretchen McCulloch breaks down the latest innovations in online communication.

Interlocking Coasters Let You Build a Cactus

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11 Popular Franchises You Can Own—And What It Costs To Open Them

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If being a franchise owner is your dream, we’ve got some crucial facts for you.

A Time-Traveler's Guide to Mailing a Letter

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Prepare yourself: The post office used to work a little differently.

7 Places Where Dying Is Not Allowed

Shaunacy Ferro

In some places, death is a crime. Alas, no one has figured out a suitable punishment just yet.

Sweden Experiments with 30-Hour Work Week

Kirstin Fawcett

Employers think shorter days will lead to improved productivity and morale.

10 Monstrous Facts About 'Frankenstein'

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11 Pristine Facts About Acadia National Park

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French Architect Designs Schools That Are Works of Art

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Don't you wish you went to school in one of these multi-hued, modernist paradises?

Messages for the Distant Future

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All the message we've sent into space, from plaques to the golden record(s).

15 Found Facts About 'Lost in Translation'

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More than a decade after Bill Murray and Scarlett Johansson charmed audiences in Sofia Coppola's Oscar-winning film, their oddball pairing still resonates.

This Space-Themed Hotel Suite Was Designed By an Aspiring Astronaut

Michele Debczak

It definitely looks more comfortable than a night in the International Space Station

25 Things You Should Know About Burlington, Vermont

Jeff Wells

It may be the largest city in the Green Mountain state, but to residents and visitors alike, Burlington feels more like a small town.