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Diamond heists and stolen paintings might get more press, but historical documents tempt a certain kind of thief just as much.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

River Pigs and Gong Farmers: 7 Jobs We’re Glad are Obsolete

Therese Oneill

Take comfort that time has swept away many horrible, dangerous, and stinky occupations. Here are seven jobs in which redundancy is a relief.

38 Common Spelling and Grammar Errors

Jason English

The Language Isaac Newton Invented

Arika Okrent

All generations that came after Isaac Newton would benefit from his innovations, but none of them would ever speak his universal language.

5 Other Kidnapping Victims Who Survived Their Ordeals

Kara Kovalchik

Details are still slowly emerging about the bizarre case of three young women who were allegedy held hostage by Ariel Castro and his two brothers for 10 years in Cleveland, Ohio.

How Can You Get Better at Remembering Names?

Karina Martinez-Carter

Everyone has heard people say that they are “bad at remembering names,” or maybe you are one who claims it. If so, you're not alone.

The 1926 Gatsby Film Was Rotten and Awful and Terrible

Roma Panganiban

F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby has been adapted to most conceivable forms of media: graphic novels, video games, musical theatre, and opera.

Bates Motel Recap, Episode 8: A Boy and His Dog

Stacy Conradt

7 Genetically Modified Animals That Glow in the Dark

The Week

This is no party trick. These radiant sheep, dogs, and cats help further research of human diseases

6 Influential Stop-Motion Movies From Ray Harryhausen

Rudie Obias