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Meet the Family Behind Japan's Oldest Sake Distillery

Kirstin Fawcett

For the Sudo family, making sake isn't just a livelihood—it's a long-standing tradition.

How to Keep Flowers Fresh for Longer

Shaunacy Ferro

What to do to keep your vase full of flowers from wilting.

Look Up! A Pre-Dawn Meteor Shower Arrives for Cinco de Mayo

David W Brown

Watch stars rain down from the sky in the best meteor shower this month—and if you live in the Southern Hemisphere, the best meteor shower of the year.

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, May 4

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, May 4.

Facebook Pays 10-Year-Old $10,000 for Hacking Instagram

Andrew LaSane

All in a day's work.

10 Pop Art Facts about Keith Haring

Suzanne Raga

Happy birthday to Keith Haring, whose colorful and thoughtful art can still be seen around the world.

A New Computer Program Can Test Lung Health Over the Phone

Kate Horowitz

With SpiroCall, people will be able to dial an 800 number and breathe into the phone while a program on the other end analyzes the sound of their breath.

Name the Shared Word Missing From These Movie Titles

Fill in the blank!

8 Rejected Ideas for Movie Sequels

Rudie Obias

Had things worked out differently, Indiana Jones would have been killed and Jessica Rabbit would have been captured by a Nazi spy.

What Is the Difference Between a King and an Emperor?

A regal answer from our friends at Quora.

Reflective Collars Help Drivers Spot India's Stray Animals at Night

Michele Debczak

One organization has already outfitted 300 animals with the "magic collars."

Discover the Science Behind Your Cat’s Weird Ways

Caitlin Schneider

Your fluffy friend is acting like the wild animal he or she is.

15 Amazing Facts About 15 Birds

Anna Green

In honor of Bird Day, here are a flutter of facts about everything from brilliantly colored hummingbirds to farting thrushes.

How Do Cicadas Make So Much Noise?

Anna Green

In a short video, wildlife filmmaker and photographer Sandesh Kadur explains exactly how, and why, cicadas make so much noise.

Watch This Single Propeller Drone Fly Awkwardly in Circles

Andrew LaSane

This controllable drone somehow finds balance in its unconventional design.

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