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The Missing Links: Pee-wee's Almost Back

Colin Patrick

The Most Popular New Year's Resolutions in Each State

Rebecca OConnell

See what people in your state are committing to year.

Seychelles is Escaping Debt by Pledging to Protect the Indian Ocean

Kirstin Fawcett

The island nation will conserve its coral reefs and marine life in exchange for $30 million of loan forgiveness.

6 Amazing Things You Can Only Do in Myanmar

Adrienne Jordan

The country only recently reopened to travelers, and there’s plenty to see and do before mass tourism hits.

Journey Inside a Cavernous Collection of Antique Medical Devices

Shaunacy Ferro

Steve Erenberg has been collecting everything from early anatomical models to antique shock treatment devices for 30 years.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

This week's weird news stories from all over.

Winky Faces Make Your Texts Sarcastic, Scientists Say

Shaunacy Ferro

Thanks a lot, science. ;)

Complete These 1996 Film Titles

Take the quiz!

The Heroic Tale of Jesús García

Stacy Conradt

Rather take cover to save himself from an impending explosion, García drove a burning train as far away from civilization as possible—and saved a town.

11 Scientific Benefits of Play

Playtime is vital for kids’ health and happiness—and for the well-being of adults as well.

The New iPhone Might Be Waterproof

Shaunacy Ferro

Throw out your rice bags!

Scientists Say They've Found a Way to Make Martian Concrete

Michele Debczak

This could be what Martian colonies of the future are made of.

Researchers Discover Unexpected Upside to Anxiety

Anna Green

People with anxiety may be able to respond more quickly to threatening social cues.

Scientists Create Tiny 3D Glasses for Mantises

Kate Horowitz

They sat the mantises in a miniature cinema and showed them 3D movies. For science.

16 Ear-Tugging Facts About ‘The Carol Burnett Show’

Kara Kovalchik

The legendary comedienne broke new ground as the first female host of a TV variety show.

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