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This 'Tractor Beam’ Can Move Objects With Sound

Michele Debczak

The future is here.

Why Is Poop Brown?

Jordan Rosenfeld

Food comes in all kinds of colors, but poop usually comes out brown.

Drunk History: The Rise, Fall, and Revival of All-American Whiskey

Theory Suggests Australian Accent Developed Over Drinks

Rebecca OConnell

So on top of influences of Aboriginal, English, Irish, and German, the accent may have a few pints to thank.

Scientists Discover Oxygen in a Comet

Jen Pinkowski

This is the first time oxygen has been discovered in a cometary coma.

25 Grand Facts About Arizona

Jeff Wells

17. The state has a "Stupid Motorist Law," aimed at protecting reckless drivers from themselves during monsoon season.

8 Ancient Writing Systems That Haven't Been Deciphered Yet

Arika Okrent

These scripts remain mysterious.

Arctic Explorers Find and Eat 60-Year-Old Jam

Anna Green

On a recent expedition to the northeast tip of Greenland, cave scientist Gina Moseley and her team of arctic explorers stumbled upon an unexpected feast: 14 tins of food, hidden away six decades ago.

Facebook Will Give Employees the Chance to Use Slower Internet Speeds

Michele Debczak

"2G Tuesdays" are meant to help Facebook employees relate to emerging markets.

16 (Not-So-Scary) Clowning Terms, Unmasked

Angela Tung

You might be surprised to know that clowns haven't always been horror movie material.

10,000-Year-Old Frozen Cave Lion Cubs Found in Siberia

Andrew LaSane

The remains are the first in history to be found intact and perfectly preserved.

French Vending Machines Dispense Short Stories Instead Of Snacks

James Hunt

Have three minutes for a quick read? Grab a free short story in France!

5 Recipes to Make With Your Extra Halloween Candy

Michele Debczak

Start planning your Halloween candy consumption today.

Longboard Stroller Will Secure Your "Cool Dad" Status

Rebecca OConnell

Why should your kid have all the fun?

Rare Baby Civet Born at Nashville Zoo

Kate Horowitz

The adorable banded palm civet is being raised by his parents, out of sight of visitors.