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This Black Friday, You Can Adopt a Pet for Free

Kirstin Fawcett

Online retailer Zappos is covering pet adoption fees—and donating an additional $150 for each animal adopted to rescue groups.

The Shared Themes of Every Pixar Movie in One Handy Chart

Andrew LaSane

See what every Pixar film from 'Toy Story' to 'Inside Out' has in common.

The Year's Busiest Travel Dates Aren't What You Thought They Were

Kirstin Fawcett

Don't dread hopping on a plane the day before Thanksgiving.

Blue Origin Nails the Landing in Successful Reusable Rocket Test

Janet Burns

The New Shepard successfully returned to Earth and is now “the rarest of beasts—a used rocket.”

Humans Might Have Settled South America Earlier Than We Thought

Kirstin Fawcett

A newly-published study highlights artifacts that are thought to be between 14,500 and 18,500 years old.

Google Lets Users Immerse Themselves in the 'Star Wars' Universe

Andrew LaSane

Users can choose between either Jedi or Sith Google App customization.

This 2000-Pound Sculpture Can Be Moved With a Fingertip

Michele Debczak

The project from MIT is meant to demonstrate how Easter Island's statues were transported.

Watch a 19-Year-Old Davy Jones Audition For The Monkees

Anna Green

Davy Jones monkeys around in his screen test.

‘Healthy’ Foods May Be Better for Some People Than Others

Kate Horowitz

After finding that food affects each person’s blood sugar differently, scientists devised an algorithm that may help create personalized diet plans.

16 Sure Facts About 'Mrs. Doubtfire'

Roger Cormier

In an alternate universe, Robin Williams looked after Blake Lively, and won Sally Field back.

Why Do Magicians Have Assistants?

Anna Green

While there are plenty of tricks that can be performed solo, having a partner increases both the number and scale of illusions a magician can pull off.

Watch 100 Years of American Dinners in Three Minutes

Michele Debczak

From Spam to quinoa.

The Uneven History of the Word 'Odd'

Caitlin Schneider

Why "odd" isn't really so odd.

IBM Researchers Built a Drone That Can Play Ping Pong

Anna Green

Drones can have fun, too.