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Arresting Appearances: 10 Real Prisons Featured in Films

Andrew LaSane

Why build a fake prison set when you can use the real deal?

It Cost $1500 to Make This Sandwich Completely from Scratch

Michele Debczak

One man spent six months and $1500 to find out what really goes into making a sandwich from scratch.

Study Finds Up To 14,000 Bed Bugs in Infested Apartments

Shaunacy Ferro

A study/horror story followed a bedbug infestation for more than a month to see where the pests went. Answer: Everywhere.

Why Some Food Coloring is Made of Bugs

Anna Green

The cochineal bug uses its red dye to repel insects—we use it to color food and makeup.

12 Addictive Facts About ‘Requiem for a Dream’

Eric D Snider

This harrowing heroin film brought Darren Aronofsky to the attention of mainstream moviegoers.

9 Ways the World Is Supporting Ahmed Mohamed

Shaunacy Ferro

After he was arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school, Ahmed's gotten invited to the White House, tweeted at by astronauts, and more.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

'Captain America,' 'Tokyo Ghost,' and more.

This Dating App Matches Singles Based on Their Love of Bacon

Michele Debczak

Sizzling Romance: Nothing brings two people together like a shared passion for bacon.

IRL Internet-Themed Flea Market Sells Meme Prints, "WobMD" Advice and Spam Mail

Shaunacy Ferro

The flea market and art fair combo featured web staples like spam mail, memes, and Instagram photos transformed into physical objects.

18 Stylish Facts About Anthropologie

Erin McCarthy

You might have bought a dress on its website, or paged longingly through its catalog, or rifled through its quirky offerings in store—but there’s probably still a lot you don’t know about Anthropologi

The Missing Links: Agatha is Awesome

Colin Patrick

Artist Grows Evolving Hebrew Letters With Bacteria

Rebecca OConnell

Proving typography doesn't have to be flat or static.

Take an Online Safari and Help Scientists Collect Data at the Same Time

Anna Green

Compete with other nature lovers to see who can spot the most porcupines, pangolins and impala.

4 Ways to Take Better Breaks at Work

Jordan Rosenfeld

The best time for a break is mid-morning.

Build Your Own Nautilus Bookshelf

Rebecca OConnell

This bookshelf is inspired by the nautilus and perfect for the kids.

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