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‘Saved by the Bell’-Themed Restaurant to Open in Chicago

Rudie Obias

The Max, in real life.

The Military Has Developed a Super-Quick Quadcopter That Flies at 45 MPH

Andrew LaSane

Watch the autonomous drone speed through an obstacle course.

How to Spam People via Telegram, According to a 1928 Handbook

Anna Green

In 1928, Nelson E. Ross published “How To Write Telegrams Properly,” a booklet outlining proper telegram style and explaining how to send thousands of telegrams with the same message at once.

16 Presidential Facts From Our Instagram

Caitlin Schneider

Find out who poured popcorn on Ronald Reagan, and which President kept a raccoon in the White House.

Watch Hundreds of Cold Manatees Huddle in a Warm Florida Refuge

Kirstin Fawcett

Cool temperatures along Florida’s Gulf Coast have caused the foraging manatees to ditch chilly waters for a toasty wildlife refuge.

Scratch-And-Sniff Posters Help Mask the Smells of NYC Subways

Andrew LaSane

This student thesis is also a gift to New York City commuters.

The Origins of Charles Darwin’s Strangest Discoveries

Anna Green

New studies revelead the identity of some of Darwin's discoveries—the descriptions of which have long baffled scientists

10 Facts About ‘sex, lies, and videotape’

Tara Aquino

Nearly 30 years later, Steven Soderbergh’s feature debut is still one of the greatest independent films of all time.

Researchers Create Phone App That Detects Earthquake Tremors

Lily Strelich

A new app harnesses the accelerometer in your smartphone to listen for seismic signals and potentially improve earthquake early warning systems.

Hasbro's Simon Gets a Hover Tech Upgrade

Andrew LaSane

The classic game now works with hand gestures instead of button hits.

Show & Tell: A Map of Matrimony

Rebecca Onion

Maps like this one translated the fraught journey from courtship through marriage into geographical features.

5 Simple Steps for Getting Started with a 401(k)

Kristin Wong

Roughly half of households age 55 and older have zero retirement savings—don't let this be you.

The Missing Links: The World Ends This Sunday (According to 'Ghostbusters 2')

Colin Patrick

Go on a Date With Your Dog for Valentine’s Day

Shaunacy Ferro

Hot dogs, champagne, and dog treats? Yes, please.

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