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Why Does Your Phone Die When There's Still Battery Left?

Michele Debczak

Don't take battery percentage at face value.

Scientists Have Found a Weird Purple Orb on the California Seafloor

Kate Horowitz

Researchers were ready to fight a crab over rights to the mysterious prize.

Celebrity Lobster Perishes During Fateful Rescue Mission

Jake Rossen

Larry the Lobster was spared from the dinner table, but he never made it to a safe harbor.

7 Tips to Read Faster (and Still Understand What You Read)

Suzanne Raga

Slogging through dense passages can be time-consuming, mentally exhausting, and hard on your eyes. Speed up the process—without sacrificing comprehension—with these tricks.

All the Wands Featured in the Harry Potter Series

Kirstin Fawcett

Take a trip down memory lane in honor of this weekend's 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' release.

The Notorious B.I.G.'s Lyrics Have Inspired a New TBS Sitcom

Rudie Obias

The series will be called 'Think B.I.G.,' after one of the late artist’s unreleased songs.

Facebook Will Now Refund Accidental In-App Purchases Made by Your Kids

Anna Green

Blame the kids.

Big Questions: Talking Credit, Small Business, and Puppies with Bark & Co.'s Henrik Werdelin

Presented by Chase Slate.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

The Woman Who Might Have Been D.B. Cooper

Jake Rossen

The only unsolved skyjacking case in history might have been pulled off by a woman.

Friday's Amazon Deals You Can't Miss

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, July 29.

Why Does Sunlight Damage Our Skin?

Kate Horowitz

Get the basics on ultraviolet rays in this new video from the American Chemical Society.

12 Regal Facts About ‘The Princess Diaries’

Kristin Hunt

When moviegoers first met Anne Hathaway, she was a frizzy-haired teen who lived in a firehouse and just happened to be royalty.

Wild Theory Suggests ‘Snow White’ is Actually a ‘Lord of the Rings’ Sequel

Rebecca Pahle

Mirror, mirror on the wall, what’s the most out-there Disney fan theory of them all?