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The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

50 Things That Turn 50 in 2013

Mark Juddery

Here are some people, places, events, and things turning the big 5-0 in 2013.

No Rest for the Wicked: What Becomes of Bad Guys' Bodies?

Matt Soniak

It took more than two weeks after Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed to find a grave for his body.

The Klout Score of 1903: A Statistical Study of Eminent Men

Arika Okrent

How do you measure influence? What is notability?

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 100

Mark Arminio

8 Drivers Who Blindly Followed Their GPS Into Disaster

The Week

"The machine knows where it's going!"

New Study Shows Humans Feel Empathy for Robots

Meghan Holohan

On the TV show Battlestar Galactica, the humans experience conflicting feelings when dealing with the humanoid Cylons.

The Historical Horror of Childbirth

Miss Cellania

The Missing Links: Where to get a Bluth's Frozen Banana

Colin Patrick

Why Pandas Are Terrible Investments

6 People Who Tried to Steal Famous Documents

Virginia C McGuire

Diamond heists and stolen paintings might get more press, but historical documents tempt a certain kind of thief just as much.

Tycho Brahe: The Astronomer With A Drunken Moose

Mark Mancini

Tycho Brahe (1546-1601) might quite possibly hold the distinction of history's most eccentric astronomer.

Why Do Students Dissect Frogs?

Kaitlyn Boettcher

There are many surgeons who say that they first discovered their life’s passion standing over a dissected frog in a middle or high school biology class.

7 Videos of People Rescuing Animals

Jill Harness

Some people can be pretty terrible to animals—but most people will try to help cuddly (and not-so-cuddly) creatures when they can. Here are some of the most incredible videos of people saving animals.

The Missing Links: They Had A Moment

Colin Patrick