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Apple’s Ex-CEO Has a Smartphone for the Developing World

Michele Debczak

The newly-announced phones strike the elusive balance between quality and affordability

15 Colossal Facts About the Great Wall of China

Michael Arbeiter

The Great Wall of China is one of the oldest, largest, and most celebrated achievements of human ingenuity, but there are still a few things you might not have known about China’s ancient landmark.

When College Freshmen Were Forced to Pose Nude During Orientation

Lucas Reilly the mag

For a good chunk of the last century, the first day of school meant a nude photo shoot.

13 Foods You Can't Share with Your Pet

Janet Burns

You might want to reconsider putting out that saucer of milk.

WWI Centennial: Germany Backs Down, As Spy Scandals Erupt

Erik Sass

8 Ways You Can End Up On the No-Fly List

12 Deep-Diving Facts About Whales

Hannah Keyser

A range of facts on whale history, anatomy, and behavior.

This Software Makes Cyberbullies Think Twice Before Sending Mean Messages

Kirstin Fawcett

A 15-year-old programmer from Illinois used her tech skills to help stop internet harassment.

Paris Will Go Car-Free For One Day

Caitlin Schneider

The French capital will become a haven for pedestrians and cyclists for seven hours in September.

3D Printers Can Now Make Gummy Candies

Anna Green

The Magic Candy Factory is the first 3D printer to make gummy candies

11 Bold Facts About Doritos

Alvin Ward

No matter how many bags of Nacho Cheese or Cool Ranch Doritos you’ve munched your way through, you might not know everything about the snack juggernaut.

Italian Artist Uses Recycled Waste to Create Furniture

Rebecca OConnell

Ilaria Bianchi doesn't try to hide the fact that her chairs, tables, and shelves are made from trash.

This Library Lets You Check Out People Instead of Books

Michele Debczak

The Human Library takes interactive storytelling to a whole new level.

A Retro Portable Vinyl Player

Rebecca OConnell

The enthusiasm of record collectors everywhere has kept vinyl from being pushed into obscurity.

26 Previously Banned TV Episodes You Can Stream Right Now

Jennifer M Wood

Television’s most controversial episodes are just a click away.

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