10 Smart Facts About Dobermans

Rebecca OConnell

Dobermans have a reputation as menacing security dogs, but that doesn't mean they don't have a soft spot. Learn more about the second best guard dog in the world.

Snakes Use Limb-Enhancer Genes to Grow Penises

Andrew LaSane

The segments of DNA have remained useful over the past 80 million years.

The Surprising Reason We Don’t Tip Flight Attendants

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Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Awarded for Drugs that Fight Parasitic Diseases

Jen Pinkowski

The scientists developed drugs to successfully treat parasitic diseases infecting millions worldwide.

Watch a Tennis Racket Smash Jell-O in Super Slow-Mo

Kate Horowitz

The results are hypnotic.

15 Behind-the-Scenes Facts About 'Taxi'

Kara Kovalchik

5. Mandy Patinkin auditioned for the role of Alex.

Morning Cup of Links: Universal’s Monster Universe

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Great links to start a great week!

Why Are They Called Gummy 'Bears'?

Jeff Wells

The Haribo gummy bears were right on trend in the 1920s.

Illustrations Reveal Nazi Boobytraps Disguised as Everyday Objects

Michele Debczak

The drawings were discovered in a chest of drawers after being lost for 70 years.

Watch Annie Oakley in an 1894 Short Film

Caitlin Schneider

The world's most famous markswoman shoots at glass balls with characteristic stellar shots.

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

Kristy Puchko

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

Watch a Million Wildebeest Journey Across the Serengeti

Anna Green

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

Why the Pronunciation of GIF Really Can Go Either Way

Gretchen McCulloch

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

Rebecca OConnell

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

Anna Green

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