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The Time Steve Martin Performed Stand-Up For an Audience of Dogs

Anna Green

Martin's jokes were a hit with his canine audience—until things got a little rowdy towards the end

California Bakery Makes Adorable Pop Culture Macarons

Rebecca OConnell

These macarons are works of art.

These Caterpillars Trick Plants With Their Poop

Matt Soniak

You may have heard the saying “don’t s**t where you eat,” but fall armyworms certainly haven’t.

8 More Absurd Facts About Armadillos

Shaunacy Ferro

Time to celebrate the easily startled, super-smelly mammal.

The Earliest-Known Version of the King James Bible Was Found in a Cambridge Library

Kirstin Fawcett

The historic 400-year-old manuscript gives historians a glimpse into the seminal work's translation process.

5 Questions: Mary Poppins

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6 Famous Scientists and Inventors Who Struggled With Math

Mark Mancini

Does trying to calculate a tip make you break out in a cold sweat? Some of the world's greatest minds would have felt your pain.

What Part of the Cow Is the Ribeye?

Shaunacy Ferro

Learn what all those cuts of meat really mean from a master butcher.

11 Hacks for Packing the Perfect Suitcase

You could pare down everything you’re planning to bring on vacation to a knapsack-sized set of bare necessitates—or, you could get strategic about your suitcase.

The Man Who Scans Newspapers

Chris Higgins

With a few computers and a dream, Tom Tryniski has scanned more than 33 million newspaper pages and put them online. For free.

10 (More) Haunting Documentaries That Are Stranger Than Fiction

Sarah Watts

Real-life horror movies, revisited.

One Archaeologist's Quest to Prove that Ancient People Practiced Trepanation

Sam Kean

A brash adventurer, a mysterious skull, and the debate that divided archaeology

The Greatest Computer Show from 1983...and 2015

Chris Higgins

Computer Show hosts from 1983 encounter guests from 2015. Hilarity ensues. ("Wait, let's go back to this...'web-site'?")

10 Space-Age Facts About ‘WALL·E’

Rebecca Pahle

It’s the Pixar movie that made cockroaches cute and had us all sobbing about a trash compactor.

You Might Be Eating Fibers and Plastic With Your Fish

Starre Vartan

What appears in fish guts is a reflection of wastewater treatment and recycling—or the lack thereof.