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How Much DNA Is There in the World?

Shaunacy Ferro

Storing all the genetic information on Earth would require 1 sextillion of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.

Make Strange Stories from Your Pictures with Word Camera

Arika Okrent

Check Out This LEGO-Themed Wedding Cake

Rebecca OConnell

15 Wonderfully Wise Quotes From Judy Blume

Caitlin Schneider

Just a few of our favorite thoughts about books, writing, and life from the iconic author.

Eating Brains Helped a Tribe Evolve a Genetic Resistance to Some Brain Diseases

Caitlin Schneider

Eating brains killed some tribe members, but it helped others evolve a genetic resistance to a prion disease that could be the key to unlocking the mysteries of dementia.

This Website Reads Through Terms of Service For You

Hannah Keyser

The perfect website for anyone who clicks "Agree" without reading the fine print (a.k.a. everyone).

Do You Have an Ear for Quality Audio?

Caitlin Schneider

Ride Out Summer on an Awesome Geodesic Swing

Shaunacy Ferro

Kodama Zomes are the perfect place to lounge in style.

Haunted Mansion For Sale in Upstate New York

Caitlin Schneider

It's a steal! As long as you don't mind dealing with ghosts.

The Fastest Growing Town in Every State

Alvin Ward

Americans Waste a Whole Lot of Food

Sonia Weiser

Americans waste a lot of food—and not just bread crusts and scraps from the dinner table.

11 Prickly Facts about Porcupines

Yelena Melnichenko

Porcupines might be considered a prickly bunch, but they're pretty cute once you learn more about them.

The Missing Links: R.I.P. Christopher Lee

Colin Patrick

Eerie Polaroids From the Set of ‘The Shining’

Shaunacy Ferro

Behind-the-scenes photos of Jack Nicholson on the set of Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece

The Science Behind Why People Hate the Word 'Moist'

Shaunacy Ferro

Warning: This article contains lots and lots of mentions of the word "moist." Moist.