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Acupuncture May Work By Blocking Stress Hormones

Shaunacy Ferro

Acupuncture's ability to relieve pain and stress has never been well understood by Western medicine.

11 Timelapses That You Should Watch to Pretend You’re On Vacation

Shaunacy Ferro

Because summer.

15 Arachnophobic Facts About Camel Spiders

Shaunacy Ferro

First off, they're not even spiders.

The Missing Links: Chipotle Loves You Back

Hayley Harding

Hayley Harding finds links to get you through the afternoon.

Feeling Down? Try A Spontaneous Trip

Hannah Keyser

Farming May Be Much Older Than We Thought

Shaunacy Ferro

Israeli researchers say a band of hunter-gatherers began experimenting with plant cultivation some 23,000 years ago.

Pod City: Porn Music, Fritos, and More of This Week’s Podcast Highlights

Whitney Matheson

Looking for a tall, frothy podcast to pair with your commute and/or sunny vacation? This week I round up notable episodes featuring Stephen Colbert, Willie Nelson, and other fine folks.

Mexican Government and Street Artists Unite The Community

Rebecca OConnell

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

The strangest news stories of the week.

The Science Behind the Nearly Escape-Proof Rooms in 'Race to Escape'

Erin McCarthy

All that stands between a team and a $25,000 grand prize is a series of challenges that, when solved, will unlock a door.

No One Knows Where This Minnesota Waterfall Goes

Caitlin Schneider

The Brule River in Minnesota splits just before it enters Lake Superior. One side becomes a 50 foot waterfall, and the other pours into a giant pothole. Where it goes from there is a mystery.

7 Surprising Uses for Tequila

Jennifer M Wood

Mexico’s patron spirit is good for more than just one hell of a hangover

15 Single-Scoops You Didn't Know About Baskin-Robbins

Stacy Conradt

Even if you’ve sampled all 31 flavors at Baskin-Robbins, there are probably a few things you don’t know about the franchise.

Why Cows Might Lose the Milk Market to Camels

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Behind the Scenes of the NYC Subway, Where Trains Are Run on 1930s Switchboards

Shaunacy Ferro

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