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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.

A Vincent Van Gogh Self-Portrait Made From 50,000 Flowers

Roma Panganiban

Volunteers have constructed a towering recreation of one of Van Gogh’s own self-portraits.

15 Buzzworthy Facts About Bumblebees

Shaunacy Ferro

They air-condition their own nests, eat constantly, and choose their children's sex.

25 Things You Should Know About St. Louis

Emily Becker

Read on to learn more about the Gateway to the West.

14 Underused Words Coined by James Joyce

Mark Peters

10 Writing Tips From Stephen King

Yelena Melnichenko

How Great Britain Reacted to 'Star Wars'

Chris Higgins

The Force was with London.

15 Fun Facts About ‘Weird Science’

Eric D Snider

Technology still hasn't caught up with John Hughes' strangest teen angst comedy, even 30 years after its release.

The Sweetest 'Sesame Street' Moment

Chris Higgins

This is profoundly delightful.

'Raiding the Lost Ark': The Ultimate 'Raiders' Companion

Chris Higgins

"Raiders of the Lost Ark" is 115 minutes long. This movie ABOUT "Raiders" is 143.

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