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9 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Haunted Houses

Bess Lovejoy

We interviewed professionals working at haunted houses to find out more about how these places work and why we love them like we do.

Yoga Can Help Imprisoned Men Be Better Fathers, Study Says

Shaunacy Ferro

A new study finds that yoga and mindfulness training can improve parenting skills and mental health among male prisoners.

Smol: The New Social Media Word That's 'Small' But Cuter

Gretchen McCulloch

How is language evolving on the internet? In this series on internet linguistics, Gretchen McCulloch breaks down the latest innovations in online communication.

This Restaurant Was Built on a Rock in the Indian Ocean

Kirstin Fawcett

Once a local fisherman’s lookout, the outcrop now boasts a tiny seafood eatery.

5 Questions: Mary Hartman

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How the DeLorean (Almost) Came Back From the Dead

Jake Rossen

Few automaker stories involve time travel, cocaine, Indiana Jones, and Irish terrorists. John DeLorean was the exception.

Cornell Engineers Create Foam Heart

Shaunacy Ferro

The material could one day be used in prosthetics of all kinds.

10 Blood-Curdling Facts About 'Dracula'

Joy Lanzendorfer

There's a lot you don't know about horror's most popular character.

Decipher Your Cat's Body Language With This Helpful Infographic

Rebecca OConnell

Wondering what your cat is feeling? Consult this illustration.

11 Clever and Creative Halloween Costumes

Miss Cellania

THe 2015 roundup of just pure awesome Halloween costumes.

For Parkinson's Patients, Dancing Is Medicine

Shaunacy Ferro

A growing body of research suggests dancing can alleviate some of the debilitating symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

Genomic Sequencing Reveals Secrets of the Vulture's 'Ironclad' Gut

Kate Horowitz

Scientists find evidence of specialized digestion and an impressive immune system in the genome of the cinereous vulture.

8 Dangerous Items That Used to be Allowed in Kids' Chemistry Kits

Maggie Malach

Way back when, chemistry sets were stocked with poison and blowtorches, all in the name of education.

Edith Wharton's Rattle Might Be the Perfect Gift for Well-Heeled Babies

Kirstin Fawcett

The sterling-silver toy is selling for $16,500.

Arrowhead with Human Blood Likely Used in Mayan Bloodletting Ritual

Andrew LaSane

Researchers believe that blood was spilled to "feed the gods."

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