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How a Colorado Family Built a Home for the World's Weirdest, Most Beautiful Bugs

The May Natural History Museum hosts one of the largest privately owned collections of insects in the world.

Henry Shrapnel's Deadly Legacy

Stacy Conradt

The British general didn't invent the canister shot, but he figured out a way to make its tiny projectiles even more destructive.

11 Things You May Not Know About John Lennon

Eddie Deezen

The founding member of The Beatles would have turned 75 years old today.

Pod City: 8 Cool Quotes From Notable Women on Podcasts This Week

Whitney Matheson

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Odd news stories from all around.

Take a Peek Inside Bulgaria’s First Children’s Museum

Shaunacy Ferro

Muzeiko is an interactive playspace where kids can learn about science.

Eyewitness Painting of Lincoln's Assassination Is Being Restored

Anna Green

"Lincoln Borne By Loving Hands" will be restored and displayed at Ford's Theatre

This Mobile Amphibious Tent-Bed Lets You Nap on the River

Rebecca OConnell

This clever design lets you float down a river while you sleep.

8 Spicy Things You Didn’t Know About Popeyes

Naya Clark

There's no apostrophe.

These Intricate Artworks Are Made From Nothing but Paper

Kirstin Fawcett

Calvin Nicholls creates elaborate 2D and 3D images of animals that look like they’re about to spring off the wall.

How Runts Were a Product of Willy Wonka's Corporate Imagination

Nicole Garner

Come with me / And you'll be / In a world where Runts are now reality.

Could We Grow Moss on Mars?

Kate Horowitz

Student scientists have dreamed up a space moss to use in astronaut medicine.

15 Oscar-Nominated Actors Who Started Out on Soap Operas

Rudie Obias

From Morgan Freeman to Brad Pitt, many of today’s most celebrated actors have a history with daytime drama.

Who Owns Antarctica?

Michele Debczak

Nazi Germany owned a small portion of it during WWII.