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Tracing the Obscure Trail of the Nanaimo Bar, Canada’s Favorite Confection

Meg Van Huygen

They're the pride of Canada’s dessert case. But did they really come from their namesake city?

A Whole Lot of Women Are Grooming Their Pubic Hair, Study Finds

Shaunacy Ferro

A large, representative study of American women finds that 84 percent do some landscaping down there, and 40 percent of them do it before they go to the doctor.

How the Daniels Made 'Swiss Army Man' (a.k.a. the Daniel Radcliffe Farting Corpse Movie)

Erin McCarthy

It involved making a cast of Daniel Radcliffe's butt.

The Chemistry of Fireworks and Sparklers

Kate Horowitz

So many pretty sparkles. So much chemistry.

6 Misspellings on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Stacy Conradt

When the latest batch of Hollywood Walk of Fame recipients receive their stars later this year, they'd better double-check for typos.

Where Does the Word 'Hoser' Come From?

Sean Hutchinson

Fans of the legendary sketch comedy show 'SCTV' are probably familiar with Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas’ dim-witted characters Bob and Doug McKenzie, the Molson beer-swilling Canadian broth

See the World's Largest Congregation of Snakes at This Spot in Manitoba

Meg Van Huygen

Every spring and autumn, tens of thousands of red-sided garter snakes gather at the Narcisse snake dens.

Scientists Capture Ultrasound of Tiger Sharks in the Womb

Michele Debczak

This year’s 'Shark Week' is one for the history books.

You Can Run Around a Costa Rican Field With 900 Dogs

Caitlin Schneider

The mutts are looking for friends and forever homes.

11 of Canada’s Weirdest Demonyms and Local Nicknames

Meg Van Huygen

Are you a Sootie, a Coastie, or an NDGer?

Toronto Zoo Recaptures Escaped Capybara After a Month on the Lam

Anna Green

After five weeks of wandering High Park, the escaped capybara finally wandered into a trap.

Watch and Learn the Science Behind a Stringless Yo-Yo

Andrew LaSane

It may look like magic, but this toy actually works because of good ol' gravity and friction.

5 Questions: The Boxcar Children

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Cambodian Company Offers Up Custom Clouds

Rebecca OConnell

Fill the sky with any shape you want.

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