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The Missing Links: The Most Likely Ways We'll Go

Colin Patrick

Why Does Asparagus Make Your Pee Smell?

Alvin Ward

How Maps Distort Country Size

Alvin Ward

This video shows which countries and continents are much bigger or smaller than many people realize.

4 Awesome New Toys Debuted at Toy Fair 2015

Kate Erbland

When we visited Hasbro's showroom, we saw plenty of new playthings (for every age!) to get pumped about, from build-your-own lightsabers to truly transformative Transformers—and a little guy name

4 European Shrovetide Customs We Should Borrow

Miss Cellania

18 Things You Might Not Know About 'Wayne’s World'

Jennifer M Wood

You’ll laugh. You’ll cry. You’ll learn.

PhD Student Develops Painless Tattoo Removal Cream

Hannah Keyser

If you end up with a regrettable tattoo, a researcher at Dalhousie University in Halifax is making it easier to erase that mistake.

Fleet Foxes Might Hunt with Magnetic Fields

Matt Soniak

Pick the Movies That Won the Academy Award for Best Picture

Should You Catch a Tossed Coin?

Chris Higgins

Is it more fair to catch the coin in mid-air, or to let it hit the ground?

7 Things We Can Turn Off and On in the Brain

Jessica Hullinger

As researchers learn more about what’s going on inside our heads, they’re finding the light switches that control some of our most basic functions.

The Histories of—and Stories Behind—8 Movie Studio Logos

Rudie Obias

11 of the Greatest Class Pranks in History

Julie Winterbottom

How Does a Movie Qualify for a Best Picture Academy Award?

Michael Arbeiter

11 Novel Ways Tech Can Help You Be a Better Host

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