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The Missing Links: Explaining Big City Nicknames

Colin Patrick

Do Mosquitoes Love You? It Could Be Genetic

Shaunacy Ferro

A new study of twins suggests you might inherit your susceptibility to mosquito bites.

Padres Keep Wheelchair-Bound Ex-Pitcher on the Roster Indefinitely

Hannah Keyser

Matt LaChappa suffered a heart attack before a game in 1996, but the team re-signs him each season so he can keep his health insurance.

Name the TV Shows by the Character Who Died

15 Magnificent Images from the Hubble Telescope

Jennifer M Wood

On the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Telescope's launch into low-earth orbit, a new book by TASCHEN highlights its most magnificent images.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Cache of 43 Dinosaur Eggs Uncovered in China

Caitlin Schneider

How Much Paper Would It Take to Print the Internet?

Shaunacy Ferro

How many trees would printing every page on the Internet require?

The Roots of Arbor Day

David Clark

National Arbor Day is the last Friday of April.

Pod City: Fascinating Tidbits From Podcasts ‘Off Camera,’ ‘Cardboard!’ and More

Whitney Matheson

10 Fierce Facts About Dire Wolves

Mark Mancini

Think dire wolves are a hundred percent fictional? You know nothing, Jon Snow.

Who Is This Mysterious Woman Making Videos in Chernobyl?

Ali Parr

She's been seen eating radioactive apples from a Chernobyl tree and picking up fragments of nuclear waste with her bare hands.

Grave Sightings: James Salisbury

Stacy Conradt

17 Things You Might Not Know About 'Friday'

Roger Cormier

'Friday'—about a day in the South Central life of Craig and Smokey, two stoners struggling to come up with $200 to pay a drug dealer—is turning 20.

How Does Dry Cleaning Work?

Hannah Keyser

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