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How Scientists Use Images of the Sky to Time Travel to Stars

Erin McCarthy

The Math of Shuffling Cards

Chris Higgins

How much shuffling does it take to randomize a deck of cards? And how "random" can it become?

7 Google Projects That Have World-Changing Potential

Rudie Obias

The Fact and Fiction of 'On the Road'

Sarah Stodola

The Missing Links: Crazy Facts About Evel Knievel

Colin Patrick

The First Guests on 24 Late Night Talk Shows

Sean Hutchinson

As James Corden takes over 'The Late Late Show,' here's a look at the very first guests of other late night shows.

The Morbid Way Colonists Protested King George’s Stamp Act

Erin Blakemore

Incensed by the Stamp Act, colonists put on a series of fascinating protests.

5 Graves That Were Lost, Then Found

Stacy Conradt

How Your Computer Might Be Keeping You Up At Night

William Herkewitz

Scientists agree that light from your computer or mobile phone can keep you up at night, seriously disrupting your sleep schedule.

20 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Pretty Woman’

Kate Erbland

The movie that turned Julia Roberts into a star—and popularized the "hooker with a heart of gold" trope—is turning 25.

Morning Cup of Links: Mad Men Trivia

Miss Cellania

Marvel at These Gorgeous Chemical Reactions

Rebecca OConnell

The Stories Behind 6 Classic Stephen Sondheim Songs

Erin McCarthy

Composer, lyricist, and Broadway legend Stephen Sondheim turns 85 today. Celebrate with a look back at a few of the many iconic songs he has written in his career.

Students are Building the World's Largest Telescope

Chris Higgins

It detects cosmic rays, and it doesn't look anything like a telescope. But still...SCIENCE!

Weekend Links: Paraguay’s Scrappy “Recycled Orchestra”

Roma Panganiban

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