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15 Must-Watch Facts About 'The Ring'

Roger Cormier

Naomi Watts was worried she would be laughed at. She had nothing to worry about.

Celebrate National Boston Cream Pie Day by Trying the Cake's Original Recipe

Kirstin Fawcett

In 1996, the treat was declared the official dessert of Massachusetts, cementing its place in our cookbooks—and taste buds—for good.

Synesthesia: Why Some of Us Can Taste Music and Hear the Rainbow

Janet Burns

For Duke Ellington, a D note looked like dark blue burlap and a G was light blue satin.

What's the Right Way to Make a Margarita?

Clair McLafferty

No matter the Margarita's origins, it's delicious all the same.

How 'Star Wars' Director J.J. Abrams Got His Start Working on a Troma Film

Anna Green

The future 'Star Wars' director composed the score for a 1982 Troma film about a killer alien lizard.

When You Combine a Senior Home and a Daycare Center, Everybody Wins

Kate Horowitz

The very young and the very old share music, art, and joy at Seattle’s Mount St. Vincent care center.

How Seeing Eye Dogs Found Their Way to America

Ethan Trex

In the 1920s, a journalist, a college student, and a German shepherd teamed up to change the lives of the blind.

The Home Where Bruce Springsteen Wrote 'Born to Run' Is Now for Sale

Kirstin Fawcett

Now's your chance to own—and live inside—a piece of rock 'n' roll history.

Watch Beavers Parachute From Planes in Footage From 1948

Rebecca OConnell

The best way to relocate beavers in the '40s? Drop them out of plans, of course.

Pod City: 10 Podcasts to Help You Sleep

Whitney Matheson

Battling insomnia? Here are 10 podcasts designed to help you catch some Zs.

A Carpet Designed to Ease Your Anxiety

Rebecca OConnell

Relax by pacing over this interesting carpet.

9 Clever Ways to Hack Your Brain Today

Kate Horowitz

From relieving pain to winning games, these nine tricks have you covered.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Odd news items from around the world.

Mindfulness Might Create False Memories, New Study Finds

Shaunacy Ferro

All that focus on being self aware leaves people susceptible to false memories.

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