The ZIP in ZIP Code stands for Zone Improvement Plan.
Felix Baumgartner prepares to make a 96,000 foot test jump.
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Felix Baumgartner Completes 24-Mile Freefall Space Jump.
Forget the humans—the most compelling characters on The Walking Dead, which has its third season premiere tonight at 9pm on AMC, are obviously the zombies.
Tunnel your way through the human brain with this rad new interactive site from? NOVA and PBS.?
Robot Revolution Update: They are lulling us into complacency!
This season, the NFL added a weekly Thursday night game, which puts professional football on TV three nights a week.
Tis the season: 11 Essential DIY Pumpkin-Carving Hacks.
I love How Stuff Works articles, both the literal site but also the general genre, such as this from Gizmodo: the crazy journey of an MMS fr
You'll see and hear plenty of witches between now and Halloween, but not all of them are scary.
Mysteries of the Universe: Illustrated
The Where, the Why, and the How from ALSO on Vimeo.
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Now I Feel Bad About My Wife’s Engagement Ring
Thanks a lot, universe.
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Take a quick guess, and then click through and see if you are right -- what is the number one most referenced song in literature?
Swedish Chef Told to Stop Making Good Food
Annika Eriksson is the head cook at a school in Falun, Sweden.
Wikimedia CommonsThe Harlequin Mantis Shrimp (Odontodactylus scyllarus) typically uses its dactyl clubs to smash shellfish until it gets to the good stuff—soft tissue it can eat.
You'd think that there are enough scary animals in Australia that monstrous legends wouldn't be necessary.
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