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You Can Own Ripley's Futuristic Seiko Watch From 'Aliens'

Andrew LaSane

Seiko has reissued the 1983 watch with a few changes to its design.

Japan Makes Train Tracks Safer for Turtles With Underground Walkways

Rebecca OConnell

Turtle tunnels make trains safer for humans and turtles alike.

How This Former Special Effects Company Helps Train Surgical Residents

Anna Green

Lisa and Erica Chamberlain helped make the special effects for 'The Matrix'—now they make special effects for medical students.

Listen to John Legend Sing a Duet With Actual Stars

Andrew LaSane

The first ever collaboration between a musician and stars in space.

How This Once-Extinct Squash Is Making a Comeback

Anna Green

Thanks to an 850-year-old find, a long-extinct species of squash is making a comeback.

10 Festive Christmas Markets From Around the World

Hannah Keyser

Even if you’re already done all your holiday shopping—and especially if you haven’t—a visit to one of these Christmas markets is the perfect seasonal activity.

Where Stolen Art Used to Be, Museum Now Displays Drawings of the Suspects

Michele Debczak

Thirty years later and they’re still not over it.

The Mysterious Death of the Somerton Man

Stacy Conradt

Sixty-seven years to the day after a body was discovered on Somerton Beach, no one knows who the man in the suit was—or how he died.

There’s Probably a Hidden Tomb in King Tut’s Burial Chamber

Shaunacy Ferro

Archaeologists put it at a 90 percent chance. But who does this secret tomb contain?

13 Movies That Almost Starred Ben Stiller

Roger Cormier

The 'Zoolander' star is turning 50 today!

Spider Webs Are Chock Full of DNA from Devoured Insects

Shaunacy Ferro

A new study on the genetic material from spider webs finds that there’s more to them than we'd once thought.

The History and Science Behind Expandable Water Toys (a.k.a. Grow Monsters)

Suzanne Raga

The superabsorbent polymers inside them were originally invented to help soil conserve water.

This Laptop for Kids Includes Interchangeable, Upgradable Hardware

Michele Debczak

The Infinity laptop encourages kids to repair and assemble it themselves.

25 Fine Facts About Kentucky

Jeff Wells

13. You can thank Patty Hill, a resident of the Bluegrass State, the next time you launch into "Happy Birthday."

The Missing Links: Amazon's Delivery Drone In Action

Colin Patrick