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4 Future Gadgets That Could Alert You to Spoiled Food

Shaunacy Ferro

Say goodbye to sniffing sour milk.

Foundations of a Potentially Record-Breaking Building Being Used as Fish Farms

Caitlin Schneider

The Sky City tower in Changsha, China was set to be the tallest building in the world. Two years after construction began, it's being repurposed as a fish farm.

6 Weird Things Embedded in City Streets

Bess Lovejoy

When you're hitting the city streets, take a second to look down at the pavement. Plenty of strange things have been known to be stuck or embedded in the pavement.

Richard Francis Burton: The Englishman Who Went to Mecca and East Africa

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More than a century before Indiana Jones first cracked his whip, Sir Richard Francis Burton had already mastered the daring art of scholarly adventure.

This Placemat Hides Your Phone So You Have to Focus on Your Dinner Companions

Shaunacy Ferro

For when just putting it away is too hard.

8 Commercials Directed by Martin Scorsese

Rudie Obias

Martin Scorsese might be best known for his gritty crime dramas and two- to four-hour-long films, he also occasionally dabbles in making short-form commercials.

Strange States: Tennessee’s Daily Duck March

Rob Lammle

A Visual History of How Batman Movies Have Changed Since the 1940s

Shaunacy Ferro

A supercut of Batman films from 1943 to today.

1966's Insane Wedding Gowns of the Future

Hannah Keyser

Wedding dresses have come a long way since this video was made. But, thankfully, not nearly as far as the makers of these looks imagined.

11 Super Great Facts About ‘Superbad’

Tara Aquino

On the surface, it’s the ultimate bromance. But dig a little deeper and the already-classic high school flick’s themes are much more universal.

NASA's Kepler Mission Finds Earth's Distant Cousin

Rebecca OConnell

We can think of Kepler-452b as an older, bigger cousin to Earth.

How the Monstars Could Have Beat Tune Squad in 'Space Jam'

Nick Greene

With rumors floating around of a Space Jam sequel starring LeBron James, the Monstars would be well served to approach this second opportunity with smarter planning.

Riding Off Into the (Florida) Sunset: America's First Cowboys

Darlena Cunha

Long before settlers reached the Wild, Wild West, another brand of cowboy was mucking it up in Florida's swamps.

Pick the First 20 States to Achieve Statehood (Without Missing)

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12 Amazing Facts About the Swan Upping

Gillian Finklea

Did you know the Queen of England owns all the unclaimed mute swans in all of Britain? Well, she does, and she makes sure to count them every third week in July.

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