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Artificial Meteor Shower Proposed for 2020 Olympic Opening Ceremonies

Michele Debczak

The concept involves shooting metal pellets towards Earth. (What could go wrong?)

9 Spicy Things You Didn’t Know About Salsa

Jeff Wells

It's officially a vegetable, so eat up!

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find This Week

Smart Shopping Team

As a new recurring feature, we’re going to share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up.

16 Far Out Facts About '3rd Rock from the Sun'

Roger Cormier

The more-watched but older NBC comedy with a number and a rock in the title.

When Arthur Conan Doyle Tried Solving a Real Mystery

Jake Rossen

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle might be an even greater detective than he made Sherlock Holmes.

CDC Report Confirms That Public Pools Are Gross

Kate Horowitz

A recent report found health or safety violations in 80 percent of inspected facilities in five states.

The Speedy History of Recreational Running

Anna Green

Before the 1960s, running for exercise could get you chased by the police.

Keep Your Phone Powered Up With Emoji Chargers

Rebecca OConnell

Never suffer the horror of a dead battery again.

11 Rome-Sacking Facts About the Original Goths

Nick Keppler

Though “savages” and “barbarians” to the Romans, they were actually complex, intelligent, and misunderstood people.

The Early Acting Gigs of 20 'Game of Thrones' Stars

Erin McCarthy

Here’s how some of the series’ stars (past and present) made a living before they were Starks, Lannisters, Baratheons, Targaryens, and beyond.

A San Francisco Company Is Making Wine ... Without Grapes

Caitlin Schneider

Ava Winery is trying to recreate the world's most sought-after wines in the lab and on the cheap.

New Food Waste Bill Could Make Date Labels Less Confusing

Anna Green

New legislation could help reform and standardize food date labeling.

10 Dishes that Pair Perfectly With Asparagus

Sarah Grossbart

In honor of National Asparagus Month (yup, that’s a thing), we've harvested a collection of the best dishes to pair with the flavorful spears.

Google's Data Centers Are Getting a Colorful Makeover

Michele Debczak

Four muralists are decorating the buildings where the internet lives.

Look Up (Really Late) Tonight! Mars Is as Bright as It's Been in Years

David W Brown

Early Sunday morning, Mars will be as close to Earth as it's been in years, and will be nearly as bright as Jupiter.

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