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Bats Jam Each Other Up When They’re Looking for Food

Matt Soniak

Bats are the masters of late-night snacking thanks to echolocation, and use ultrasonic chirps and the resulting echoes to find their prey in the dark. The bio-sonar has one big drawback, though.

Morning Cup of Links: Keeping Up with Rosetta

Miss Cellania

13 Things You Didn't Know About Hocus Pocus

Stacy Conradt

In a Reddit AMA, Bette Midler said she's interested in doing a Hocus Pocus sequel.

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'Hot Fuzz'

Sean Hutchinson

Experiments in Ngram Art

Arika Okrent

25 Things You Might Not Know About Harry Potter

Alvin Ward

John Green talks Harry Potter.

11 Fun Facts About Anacondas

Mark Mancini

Why Did We Land on a Comet?

Erin McCarthy

"It is like the difference between what you can learn taking pictures from an airplane versus a geologist digging directly into the ground.”

Name the Districts' Industries in The Hunger Games

The Missing Links: Here Lies Part of Stonewall Jackson

Colin Patrick

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

This week's comics include the all new African-American Captain America and more.

Scientist Turns Peanut Butter into Diamonds

Jessica Hullinger

A researcher turned one of the most popular sandwich condiments into a substance even more valuable, if less tasty: diamond.

11 Beloved Movies That Were Box Office Flops

Rudie Obias

15 Hilarious Newspaper Corrections

Erin McCarthy

Newspapers work quickly, and mistakes can slip through the cracks—sometimes leading to epic corrections like the 15 listed below.

Is a Moonroof Different Than a Sunroof?

Nick Greene

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