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Drivers in Iceland are Being Pulled Over for Being Distracted by the Northern Lights

Shaunacy Ferro

Distracted driving is still dangerous, even if the view is great.

Surprising Viking Boat Burial Found in Scotland

Megan Gannon

Such ships have previously been unearthed across Scandinavia, but recently, archaeologists report the first discovery of a rich Viking boat burial on the UK mainland.

15 Gripping Facts About Galileo

Dan Falk

2. Galileo probably never dropped anything off the Tower of Pisa.

Pope Francis Used to Work at ... a Nightclub?!

Mental Floss Studios

Back when he was still just Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the Pope had to make ends meet just like the rest of us.

8 Tips for Speaking Persuasively and Getting What You Want

Danielle Braff

The average audience will only listen for 1.5 minutes. This is how to grab and keep their attention.

UK Design Firm Puts a New Spin on Your Favorite Childhood Games

Shaunacy Ferro

Rock-paper-scissors is looking a lot more sophisticated these days.

Wanted: Information Regarding a German Zoo’s Stolen Penguin

Michele Debczak

Penguin "number 53" mysteriously disappeared from its enclosure on Saturday.

For Years, The Founder of Little Caesars Paid Rent For Rosa Parks

Shaunacy Ferro

Mike Illitch quietly paid for the apartment of the civil rights icon for more than a decade.

How a Robotic Exoskeleton Is Helping a Paralyzed Acrobat Walk Again

Jen Pinkowski

Last year, former circus performer Silke Pan began doing something she never thought would be possible again: walk.

What Are Those White Marks on Your Fingernails?

Stacy Conradt

Those white spots you sometimes get on your fingernails? Totally normal. Usually.

Millennials, Not Teens, Are the Most Dangerous Drivers

Michele Debczak

Nearly 90 percent of drivers aged 19 to 24 admitted to distracted or unsafe driving habits.

10 Weird and Wonderful Personal Collections

Michele Debczak

Back scratchers, umbrella sleeves, and fossilized poop are the items of choice for these collectors.

Museum Finds Winston Churchill’s Lost Essay on Extraterrestrial Life

Kate Horowitz

The essay is pure Churchill: expansive, informed, philosophical, and just a little bit cranky.

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Smart Shopping Team

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