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Enos the Chimp, First Chimp in Orbit, 54 Years Ago Today

Chris Higgins

The story of Enos, second "space chimp," who launched 54 years ago today.

Happy Meat Day! And Other Japanese Pun Holidays You Didn’t Know You Were Missing

Ellen Freeman

A Look at a Brewery's Assembly Line From the Beer's Point of View

Rebecca OConnell

Ever wonder what it's like to be a can of beer?

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

'The Dark Knight,' 'The Eternaut,' and 'Apartment 3G.'

The Two Men Walking Every Block in NYC

Chris Higgins

What do you learn, ambling down thousands of miles of sidewalk?

22 Fun Facts About ‘Scrooged’

Jennifer M Wood

Of the many adaptations of Charles Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol,' only Richard Donner's big-screen version has got Bill Murray.

Take a Tour of a 'Tsunami-Proof' Capsule

Kirstin Fawcett

The spherical wooden structure was designed to protect individuals from giant waves.

25 Things You Should Know About Oklahoma City

Sara Morrow

11. Google Street view once caught Flaming Lips frontman—and proud Oklahoma City native—Wayne Coyne washing up in a bathtub in his front yard.

What Ever Happened to All Those Subway Cars We Dumped into the Atlantic?

Starre Vartan

For now, it appears that we’ve finally dumped something into the oceans that doesn’t seem to be hurting them.

25 Amazing Photos from Nat Geo WILD's 'Safari Live'

Jennifer M Wood

Nat Geo WILD is taking viewers on a live tour of South Africa’s Sabi Sands Park

10 Back-And-Forth Facts about Abbott and Costello

Mark Mancini

At their peak, Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were quite possibly the two most quoted men in America.

Drones and Drum Lines to Help Protect Aussie Swimmers From Sharks

Janet Burns

Authorities are trying out high-tech methods for preventing shark attacks on New South Wales' coast.

Incredible Up-Close Views of Seeds

Shaunacy Ferro

Cattails have never looked so glamorous.

Neural Network IDs Objects in the 'Star Trek: TNG' Opening Credits

Chris Higgins

Today's installment of "computers can be dumb."

The Largest Small-Scale Model Ever Built Once Protected the Nation From Floods

Bess Lovejoy

This model of the Mississippi River Basin was a feat of midcentury engineering. Now it's open to the public.