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Geopolymer Blocks Could Change The Way Houses Are Built

Andrew LaSane

Cutting down concrete's massive carbon footprint.

Gaze Upon the Beauty of a Lavender Theme Park

Caitlin Schneider

We wish these photos were scratch and sniff.

12 Odd Facts and Stories About Armadillos

Miss Cellania

Armadillos are strange. Very strange.

First Entire Octopus Genome Sequenced

Shaunacy Ferro

It’s a boon for cephalopod research.

A Brief History of Animals Beating Up Drones

Andrew LaSane

It seems our friends in the animal kingdom have declared war.

Bill Nye Film is the Highest-Funded Documentary Ever On Kickstarter

Hannah Keyser

Wouldn't you love to watch a documentary about Bill Nye The Science Guy? Of course you would. And so would at least 16,374 other people (and counting).

American Houses Have Gotten Really Big

Shaunacy Ferro

Residential floor space in the U.S. is 10 times larger than it was in 1891.

Researchers Can Identify Individual Tigers by Their Roars

Shaunacy Ferro

Acoustic tracking could help conservationists monitor tigers without having to see them.

Video: How a Skyscraper Stays Upright During a Typhoon

Shaunacy Ferro

In the building’s core, a mass damper swings to counteract the forces of the wind.

13 Stunning Images from the Perseid Meteor Shower

Michele Debczak

We've rounded up the best photos from last night's stellar spectacle.

The Largest Companies by Market Cap in Each State

Alvin Ward

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The Early Jobs of 9 World Leaders

Beth Anne Macaluso

Heads of state: They really are just like us.

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The Missing Links: J. Edgar Hoover's FBI File on George Carlin

Colin Patrick

The Black Patrolmen of 1940s Memphis

Jake Rossen

Nine officers got a badge, but it didn't mean they had any authority.