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There are Two Kinds of Hashtags—Which One Do You Use Most?

Gretchen McCulloch

How is language evolving on the Internet? In this series on internet linguistics, Gretchen McCulloch breaks down the latest innovations in online communication.

15 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Roseanne’

Amanda Green

The groundbreaking series that made Roseanne Barr a household name also launched Joss Whedon's career.

Morning Cup of Links: VMA Fashions

Miss Cellania

Why Do Airlines Serve Peanuts?

Bess Lovejoy the mag

How the snack became the standard.

The Divers, Robots, and Toilets Saving NYC's Water Supply

Jake Rossen

How do you plug leaks in an 85-mile long tunnel buried 700 feet in the ground?

German Designer Builds a Lock for Your Nutella Jar

Jennifer M Wood

Thieving hazelnut spread fans beware.

10 More Athletes with Weird Contract Clauses

Jake Rossen

When you're already making millions, you need to start making other demands. Like cooking classes.

Rare Fuzzy Nautilus Spotted for the First Time in Decades

Hannah Keyser

There may have once been many different kinds of externally-shelled cephalopods populating the oceans, but these days, there are only seven known nautilus species—the rarest of which was just seen aga

Grumpy Cat to Get Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds

Erin McCarthy

“This is truly an honor,” she said. “I hate it.”

Hubble Sends Back Stunning Image of the Twin Jet Nebula

Caitlin Schneider

The cosmic butterfly wings are the result of a pair of dying stars.

Artist Makes Smoothies That Match Pantone Swatches

Rebecca OConnell

One Pantone 200U, please!

10 Abstract Facts About Jackson Pollock’s 'No. 5, 1948'

Kristy Puchko

It’s easy to dismiss Jackson Pollock's masterpiece No.

'Rick and Morty' and The Scientific Method

Anna Green

Is Rick Sanchez from Adult Swim's 'Rick and Morty' the future of science?

This Pop-Up Shelter Brings Smart Design to Disaster Relief

Caitlin Schneider

"Tentative" takes less than an hour to assemble and packs up tight for efficient delivery to those who need it most.

Why Do I See Stars When I Sneeze Too Hard?

Kate Horowitz the mag

You really do get stars in your eyes.

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