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Become an Urban Ninja With These 11 Tricks of the Trade

This Service Causes Sensitive (or Embarrassing) Gmails to Self-Destruct

Beth Anne Macaluso

Wishing you could take back that typo-riddled email you just sent? There's a Google Chrome extension for that.

New Species of Carnivorous Plant Discovered in Facebook Photos

Erin McCarthy

Facebook can be used for so much more than stalking your exes. Like, for example, making a scientific discovery.

The Most Common Words in the English Language

Hannah Keyser

This handy video breaks it down—in insane detail.

Scientists Are Building Mini Global Warming Zones in Forests

Shaunacy Ferro

That is, zones with greater degrees of climate change than is already occurring.

18 Clever Bookends to Keep Your Books Standing Tall

Rebecca OConnell

Add some flair to your bookshelf.

Anxiety Makes People Clean Obsessively

Shaunacy Ferro

In a study based in the Czech Republic, people who were anxious about making a speech cleaned more thoroughly than their relaxed peers.

This Dog Is Helping a Baby Takin Get Ready to Join His Herd

Hannah Keyser

Blakely the dog helps socialize baby animals at the Cincinnati Zoo, including Dale, the one-month-old takin.

Science Vindicates Middle School Nerds, Says Cool Kids Don’t Turn Out That Well

Shaunacy Ferro

A longitudinal study finds that the 13-year-olds with social cachet lose it by the time they're young adults.

11 Pivotal Technology Plot Points in 'The Net'—20 Years Later

Jake Rossen

The 1995 Sandra Bullock film predicted we'd all be using high-speed Internet to get pizza. And kill things.

Jewelry Traps Tiny Worlds in Resin

Rebecca OConnell

German jewelry designer Isabell Kiefhaber creates one-of-a-kind scenes in her resin rings.

Driverless Cars Touted as the Future in this 1971 Video

Hannah Keyser

Would You Drink Beer Flavored With Live Lobster?

Hannah Keyser

9 Historic (and Fascinating) New Orleans Bars

Rachel Semigran

Laissez les bon temps rouler.

The Missing Links: Pee-wee's Big Anniversary

Colin Patrick

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