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26 Breathtaking Pictures of Abandoned and Forgotten Places

Rebecca OConnell

What Differentiates Human Drummers From Machines? Fractals.

Hannah Keyser

A pair of studies shows human musicians make errors that form fractal patterns, which appeal to the listener.

This Artist's Pottery Is Just One Inch Tall

Yelena Melnichenko

Like any other potter, Jon Almeda makes vases, bowls, and more. His just happen to be teeny-tiny.

'Alice in Wonderland'-esque Library Slowly Disappears Into Darkness

Rebecca OConnell

Swedish artist Susanna Hesselberg has built a library that falls into the ground like a rabbit hole. Luckily, glass covered the top to prevent any bibliophiles from falling in.

14 Things You Might Not Know About 'Spaceballs'

Jake Rossen

May the Schwartz be with you.

How A Newborn Baby Sees Facial Expressions

Hannah Keyser

A new study suggests infants can recognize facial expressions, up to a certain distance.

The Many Ways to Deflect an Asteroid

Caitlin Schneider

In a new video, a curator from the American Museum of Natural History discusses scientists' ideas for saving Earth from a potentially harmful asteroid impact.

3D Printer Gives You Chocolate When You Work Out

Sonia Weiser

If being chased by imaginary zombies doesn’t speed up your run, you may need to take more drastic measures—like rewarding yourself with chocolate.

Trivia Questions With a Common Theme

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12 Things You Didn’t Know about Burt of Burt’s Bees

Emily Becker

Meet the man behind the ubiquitous lip balm (and other personal care products).

The Missing Links: Dr. Seuss's WWII Propaganda Films

Colin Patrick

What Does the Librarian of Congress Do?

Sonia Weiser

Presiding over the world's largest library isn't easy.

How Does a Country Set Withdrawal Limits On All Its ATMs at Once?

Nick Greene

How did Greece put corks in all their ATMs?

Beyond Salad Dressing: 15 Genius Uses For Vinegar

Shaunacy Ferro

Clean with it, disinfect with it, remove wallpaper with it, and more.

Astronomers Pinpoint the Exact Time of the V-J Day Kiss

Shaunacy Ferro

One of history's most famous photos now has a time-stamp, thanks to a determined trio of physicists.

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