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Adjusted for Inflation: A History of the Reebok Pump

Jake Rossen

After manufacturing the first 7000 pairs, Reebok's warehouse made a frantic call: none of them would inflate.

Autocomplete Software Now Exists For Hand-Drawn Animation

Andrew LaSane

New technology that could change the future of animation.

In Wales, People Run Marathons Against Horses—and Sometimes Win

Shaunacy Ferro

Every year, one Welsh town puts man’s endurance-running supremacy to the test.

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10 Amazing Facts About the Infant Brain

Jordan Rosenfeld

3. Birth to age 3 sees the fastest rate of brain development in the entire human lifespan.

New Museum Exhibit Shows How Pixar Films Come to Life

Anna Green

"Pixar: The Design of Story" at the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum goes behind-the-scenes with Pixar.

Archaeologists in Turkey Uncover Secret Tunnel in Ancient Castle

Anna Green

So far, little is known about the hidden tunnel, and archaeologists believe nearly one thousand feet have yet to be uncovered.

Become an Expert Witch-Finder at Cornell University

Kate Horowitz

The library’s extensive Witchcraft Collection is open to the public and available online.

15 Surprising Facts About 'Will & Grace'

Roger Cormier

Sean Hayes read the pilot script, laughed, then threw it out.

Are Owls Actually Wise?

Anna Green

Though they're excellent hunters, it turns out owls probably aren't any smarter than a lot of other birds.

This New Feature Deletes Tourists From Photos in Real Time

Michele Debczak

Even if you can't avoid crowds in real life, this app will help you pretend you did.

Survey Reveals What Americans Fear the Most

Caitlin Schneider

Participants rated their level of fear on everything from measles to the dark.

14 Terrifying Facts About 'Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark'

Maureen Monahan

The first installment of Alvin Schwartz’s 'Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark' trilogy hit bookshelves in 1981.

Programmer Turns Rock Climbing into Live-Action Video Game

Anna Green

Ever wonder how Pacman felt chasing those blinking dots across the screen?

Lucky Batman Fan Gets a Custom Batmobile Built From Scratch

Andrew LaSane

A unique vehicle inspired by the 'Batman: Arkham Knight' video game.

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