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Why Do Cats Knock Things Over?

Rebecca OConnell

It seems like they do it just to be mean.

This Digital Sneaker Concept Lets You Upload Designs From Your Phone

Michele Debczak

ShiftWear hopes to make changing the design on your shoes as easy as switching your phone's wallpaper.

See the Many Locations of the Great American Novel in One Giant Map

Caitlin Schneider

Even fictional towns get their due in this geographic take on cataloging the great American novels.

15 Things You Might Not Know About Michelangelo’s ‘David’

Kristy Puchko

Few statues are as enduring and iconic as Michelangelo's 'David.' But while much of the world could sketch this majestic masterpiece from memory, few know the quirks and curiosities tha

Your Coffee Maker Might Be Brewing Bacteria

Anna Green

A recent study has found that drip trays are often host to a pretty wide range of weird bacteria.

This Disembodied Arm Will Support Your Face While You Work

Andrew LaSane

Another interesting product from inventors in Japan.

Running the Numbers on Pumpkin Spice Products

Rebecca OConnell

According to the data, the ubiquitous autumn flavor is only growing in popularity.

11 Brilliant Gifts for the Cocktail Enthusiast in Your Life

Clair McLafferty

'Tis the season to provide for those who imbibe.

Architects are Designing Skyscrapers That Won't Cast a Shadow

Anna Green

Architects from New York City to Sydney are working on designing skyscrapers that won’t cast a shadow.

NASA Is Developing New Technology to Help Curb Wildfires

Kirstin Fawcett

By detecting blazes early, they can be prevented.

12 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Wiz'

Mark Mancini

Tonight, NBC will air The Wiz Live!, a brand new production of the 1975 smash that descended on Broadway like a Kansas twister.

Modern Peaches Predate Human Agriculture

Shaunacy Ferro

Scientists have found fossilized peach pits from more than 2.5 million years ago, and their pits are essentially identical to modern varieties.

11 Better Gifts for College Students

Do the undergrad in your life a favor with these 11 stress-relieving gift ideas.

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Artist Creates Brick out of Beijing's Smog

Anna Green

Chinese artist Nut Brother spent 100 days pushing a vacuum cleaner around Beijing—then made a brick from the dust and smog he collected.