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7 Blood-Thirsty Facts About Europe’s Real-Life Vampires

Hide a Plant on Your Bookshelf

Rebecca OConnell

Sneak some foliage into your library.

Doctors Find Fetus Inside 4-Year-Old Boy's Stomach

Kirstin Fawcett

The rare condition is called fetus-in-fetu, or "a baby within a baby."

With the “Cocktail Computer,” Imbibing Just Got Even More Fun

Caitlin Schneider

When you can't decide on a cocktail, this device will compute one for you.

7 Gorgeous Old Illustrations of Sea Creatures

Erin McCarthy

The ocean is full of incredible creatures vying for our attention. The Rare Book Room at the American Museum of Natural History is giving them the spotlight they deserve

The Time That William Shakespeare Gave Evidence In Court

Paul Anthony Jones

Annie Oakley Once Took Hearst Newspapers to Court for Reporting a False Cocaine Addiction

Valerie DeBenedette

The biggest fight of Annie Oakley’s life was not in the Old West—it was in courtrooms across the country.

WWI Centennial: Germans Execute Edith Cavell

Erik Sass

The First World War was an unprecedented catastrophe that shaped our modern world. Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened.

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Aliens May Be Watching 'The Honeymooners'

Andrew LaSane

Earth's cultural ambassador: Jackie Gleason.

Watch a Writer Hammer Out His Novel in Real Time

Shaunacy Ferro

Want to know what it’s like to write a book? Tune into the livestream.

The Death-Defying Adventures of Emily the Cow

Stacy Conradt

How a bovine fugitive became a local legend—and an accidental symbol for animal rights.

This Wearable of the Future Will Track Your Carbon Footprint

Anna Green

The app will monitor everything from your food and energy consumption to the route you take home from work.

Own Part of This Brooklyn Restaurant If You Finish Their 30-Pound Burrito

Kirstin Fawcett

A 10 percent stake in Park Slope-based taqueria Don Chignon can be yours—if you have the stomach for it.

13 Futuristic Facts About 'The Fifth Element'

Eric D Snider

If 'The Fifth Element' isn't the goofiest, most outlandish sci-fi action movie ever made, it's not for lack of trying.

Babies May Need to Move Their Tongues to Understand Speech

Shaunacy Ferro

A new study finds that babies can distinguish between sounds better if they can move their tongue.