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How Filmmakers of the Past Imagined The Future

Anna Green

A century of shiny robots, spaceships, and laser guns.

Check Out the Winners of Google's Driverless Car Design Contest

Michele Debczak

Google's self-driving cars are getting a colorful upgrade.

16 Breezy Facts About 'Cool Runnings'

Roger Cormier

Feel the rhythm! Feel the rhyme!

Avoiding Facebook Might Make You Happier, Study Finds

Shaunacy Ferro

A think tank asked people to stay off Facebook for one week. Afterward, many of them felt significantly more content with their lives.

Grow Edible Mealworms With This Desktop Hive

Andrew LaSane

This contained hive system allows you grow and harvest your own supply of protein.

Watch What Happens to Magnetic Objects Inside an MRI Machine

Michele Debczak

Scientists Discover a Rare Genome in an Incan Child Mummy

Jen Pinkowski

The boy was only 7 when he died more than 500 years ago, chosen for his beauty and health to be sacrificed in an Incan ritual.

15 Empowering Quotes From Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Caitlin Schneider

The suffragist, social activist, abolitionist and all around pioneer had a lot to say, and said it well.

Name 5 Characters These Famous Actors Played

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When the World's Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises Tried to Sue George W. Bush

Anna Green

“Cetacean Community v. Bush”

Rare Blue Diamond Sells for $48.5 Million—and Is Now Owned By a 7-Year-Old

Kirstin Fawcett

It's the most expensive jewel ever sold at auction.

Turn It Up, Man! Remembering 'Freedom Rock'

Jake Rossen

How two twitchy burnouts moved a ton of classic rock from the back of their van.

Carl Sagan's "Pale Blue Dot" Monologue, Animated

Shaunacy Ferro

Because you can never have enough Sagan.

The Kyshtym Disaster: The Largest Nuclear Disaster You've Never Heard Of

Miss Cellania

The Soviets covered up this nuclear explosion for decades.

This Tool Lets You Search the Internet by Font

Michele Debczak

See where your favorite fonts rank.

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