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The World's Tallest Building Will Soon Loom Over Saudi Arabia

Kirstin Fawcett

Slated for completion in 2020, the tower is expected to reach a staggering 3280 feet.

25 Fascinating Facts About Louisiana

Andrew LaSane

From funeral parades to breakfast beignets, life in Louisiana is all about celebrating the good times.

The Missing Links: Was the Dodo Really Destined to Die Out?

Colin Patrick

New Study Finds That Office Air Is Slowing Your Brain Function

Andrew LaSane

Blame it on poor ventilation and all that CO2 being exhaled by your co-workers (and you).

A Collection of Free Historical Costume Patterns

Rebecca OConnell

This cache of historical patterns will make any seamstress swoon.

8 Things to Consider When Looking for a New Job

Here are eight things to consider while weighing the pros and cons of that new position.

A Woman in Maine Is Taping Free Jackets to Poles to Help the Needy

Kirstin Fawcett

Gabby Kaper purchased the clothing from Goodwill for $1

Lots of People Think Complete Nonsense Is Profound, Study Finds

Shaunacy Ferro

Where do you fall on the bulls**t receptivity scale?

Your Holiday Decorations May Be Interfering With Your Wi-Fi Signal

Andrew LaSane

UK-based communications company Ofcom warns against interference from electronic devices.

Can You Name the One-Syllable Words That Rhyme With ‘Ick’?

Take the quiz!

Researchers Have Developed a Mathematical Method For Identifying Certain Kinds of Humor

Anna Green

A group of researchers at the University of Alberta have developed what may be the first mathematical theory of humor, all thanks to a funny-sounding nonsense word: snunkoople.

The Best Online Shopping Deals We’ve Found Today

Lots of online retailers are still running bargains this week to make your holiday shopping a little thriftier.

Google Offers 360-Degree Views From Inside the World’s Greatest Concert Halls

Michele Debczak

Get up close and personal with the world's best orchestras and theater companies, thanks to Google's new Performing Arts project.

Clever Cuttlefish Muffle Electrical Signals to Hide from Sharks

Kate Horowitz

Cuttlefish can actually muffle their electrical fields, rendering themselves nearly invisible to electrosensing hunters like sharks.

12 Magical Facts About 'The Magic School Bus'

Mark Mancini

Who wouldn’t want a teacher like Ms. Frizzle?

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