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35 Joyous J-Words To Jazz Up Your Vocabulary

Paul Anthony Jones

J remains a fairly rare letter in English—you can expect to find it in just 0.16 percent of the words in a dictionary

This Inflatable Boat Will Let You Carry Your Car Across Water

Kirstin Fawcett

Bye-bye, bridge tolls!

10 Photography Firsts

Michele Debczak

From daguerreotypes to Instagram.

Ancient Worm Gets Named After Black Flag Frontman Henry Rollins

Shaunacy Ferro

Henry Rollins is the namesake of the muscular Rollinschaeta myoplena.

5 Questions: All the Fixin's

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11 Ways to Find the Perfect Souvenir

Beautiful Rugs That Look Like Digital Glitches

Shaunacy Ferro

Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed distorts traditional carpet patterns.

High School’s Anonymous Pantry Offers Discreet Access to Necessities

Michele Debczak

Students are able to browse food, clothes, and toiletries free from judgment.

Hawaii's Big Island Is Overrun With Loud Frogs From Puerto Rico

Kirstin Fawcett

Hawaii’s Big Island is overrun with a very tiny—and very loud—frog.

10 of Dr. Katz’s Most Memorable Patients

Andrew Holderfield

Fortunately, doctor-patient confidentiality doesn’t extend to cartoons.

Canadian Scientists Are Trying to Breed a Cold-Weather Bee

Kirstin Fawcett

Honeybees often don't survive the winter, but the Beenomics Project is here to help.

10 Geeky Place Card Ideas for Thanksgiving

Stacy Conradt

Give thanks for all things geeky.

Why This Filmmaker Shot a 14-Hour Movie About Paint Drying

Anna Green

Independent filmmaker Charlie Lyne wants to protest BBFC censorship by forcing the sensors to watch an obscenely boring 14-hour-long film.

Funky Cups Allow Astronauts to Sip Espresso in Space

Shaunacy Ferro

Astronauts can now experience the sweet smell of coffee in space.

Drink Vibrant Colors With Pantone Tea Cocktails

Rebecca OConnell

If you're curious what Pantone 1945C might taste like, it involves beets, lemon, and vodka.