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9 Real Stops On Christopher Columbus’s Voyages

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue … and totally missed his mark. His journey may not have gone exactly as planned, but there were some interesting detours along the way.

The Cute, Dancing Robot Smartphone of the Near Future

Andrew LaSane

RoBoHon wants to be your phone and your friend.

Spend the Night in Paris's Bone-Filled Catacombs

Erin McCarthy

Lodging website Airbnb isn’t hurting for unusual accommodations, but none of them have the spook factor of its latest listing.

WWI Centennial: Central Powers Invade Serbia

Erik Sass

See What the India-Pakistan Border Looks Like From Space

Caitlin Schneider

The powerful security lights on the international border create an orange line so bright, it can be seen from the International Space Station.

A Venomous Snail Might Someday Help You Sleep

Shaunacy Ferro

A new study finds that peptides from marine snail venom helps mice snooze.

880-foot Megatsunami Slammed an Island off West Africa 73,000 Years Ago

Kirstin Fawcett

The giant wave was so powerful that it dislodged boulders from the island's shores and swept them onto its mainland.

‘Harry Potter’ Fans Are Leaving Socks at This Encased Dobby Display

Michele Debczak

Hermione would be proud.

8 Shakespearean Terms We Still Haven't Cracked

Janet Burns

Some of the words Shakespeare coined are still mysterious centuries later.

Thanks to Smartphones, 20 Percent of San Francisco’s 911 Calls are Butt Dials

Anna Green

Accidental calls are putting a strain on San Francisco's emergency dispatch system.

When Walt Disney Opened an Elementary School

Jake Rossen

The principal's office had a door sign that read "Captain Hook."

Mealworms Make Styrofoam Biodegradable By Digesting It

Anna Green

Two new studies have huge environmental implications.

10 Perfectly Paired Facts About ‘Harold and Maude’

Tara Aquino

In 1971, it was a box office disaster. Today, the brutally dark rom-com is considered a masterpiece.

The World’s Largest Collection of Fossilized Poop Opens in Florida

Shaunacy Ferro

The South Florida Museum has a load to boast about.

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