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6 Secret Treasures in the World's Most Famous Museums

Molly Oldfield

Molly Oldfield met curators and delved into museum basements for her first book, The Secret Museum. Here are some of the treasures she found.

How 7 Obese Animals Lost Weight

Erin McCarthy

Humans aren’t the only species with an obesity problem. A recent study shows that 55 percent of domestic dogs and cats are overweight or obese.

The Missing Links: The Count Is A Maniac and Other Weird Viewer Theories

Colin Patrick

8 Extreme Weather Events As Seen From Space

Jill Harness

Most of us have seen at least one extreme weather event in our lives. But no matter how things look from the ground, these events look drastically different, even surprisingly peaceful, from above.

Early Jamestown Colonists were Cannibals, Apparently

The Week

The mangled remains of a 14-year-old girl shed some light on the less savory elements of America's roots.

Trailer Thursday: Men of Iron and Ice. No George R.R. Martin required.

Stacy Conradt

Brain Game: Far, Far Away

Sandy Wood

11 Things to Know About Iron Man

Rick Marshall

Iron Man 3 opened in theaters Friday. Here's what you need to know about high-tech hero Tony Stark and his armored alter ego.

What is the Origin of the Phrase "Come Out of the Closet"?

Arika Okrent

This week, NBA center Jason Collins announced he was gay in a cover story for Sports Illustrated.

At the Libraries: Well-Read Cities

Miss Kathleen

The Late Movies: Guess The Theme 99

Mark Arminio

New Study Finds that Ladies (and Gentlemen!) Love Beards

Roma Panganiban

Hirsute men of the world, rejoice! Scientific evidence has finally arrived to prove what you’ve known along: that beard looks great on you. Ladies love it, and men do, too.

10 More Lesser-Known Names for Baby Animals

Bryan Dugan

We’ve already gathered up barely-heard-of names for newborn animals, but there are even more lesser-known monikers.

The Missing Links: Movies That Aren't Quite Over Yet

Colin Patrick

To Great Lengths: 7 Historic Cures for Impotence

Therese Oneill

We may think of the inability to get or maintain an erection as a problem reserved for the ruggedly handsome 50-year-old millionaires joyously piloting their yachts in the background of Viagra commerc