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10 Ways to Make Your Flight More Comfortable

Just because you're confined to your seat, it doesn’t mean you have to be uncomfortable. Some basic tricks will help ease you through your trip.

5 Bookish Facts About American Reading Habits

Shaunacy Ferro

Who reads more, young people or old people?

Watch 37 Minutes of Jim Henson's Early Commercial Work

Chris Higgins

Featuring muppet-on-muppet violence, fire, explosions, and a few characters you'll recognize.

16 Repeatable Facts About 'Groundhog Day'

Roger Cormier

Tracing the Evolution of the Human Brain Through Casts of the Inner Skull

Jen Pinkowski

The brain imprints itself on the inside of the skull. These impressions have been key to the study of the evolution of the human brain.

Watch This Animation of a Star Being Ripped Apart by a Black Hole

Michele Debczak

Astronomers have gathered new details on how stars and black holes interact.

Watch This: 'Powers of Ten'

Chris Higgins

A zoom through the universe...and inside ourselves.

5 Strange Brains in the Animal Kingdom

the mag

Some of these creatures would kill on a game show.

15 Larry David Cameos on ‘Seinfeld’

Rudie Obias

The ‘Seinfeld’ co-creator was also one of its most frequent guest stars.

6 Totally Wrong Historical Theories About What the Brain Is Made Of

the mag

They made a good effort, but these figures from history were a little lacking in brain power when it came to guessing what was happening inside our noggins.

The History of the First Mass Fingerprinting Operation

Kirstin Fawcett

In 1948, a little girl was murdered in England—and police decided to take action to find her killer.

Adam Savage's Scariest Moment on 'MythBusters'

Chris Higgins

This Twitter Game Lets You Choose Your Adventure

Anna Green

"Leon's Cool Game" blends the pixelated aesthetics of old school video games with the social media experience of today.

Watch How a Curb is Created

Rebecca OConnell

Though they usually go unnoticed, sidewalk curbs are a pretty impressive feat of engineering.

This Greeting Card Plays a Vinyl Record

Chris Higgins

Some assembly required.