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Here's What's Wrong With Your Dinosaur Toys (According to a Dinosaur Expert)

Sonia Weiser

It turns out those toys you've been collecting are pretty poor imitations of the real thing.

15 More Movies Roger Ebert Really Hated

Stacy Conradt

When the late, great Roger Ebert hated a movie, he wasn't afraid to say so.

Japan's Tama Train is Adorably Cat Themed

Rebecca OConnell

Stationmaster Tama is 16 years old and has been in charge of the Kishi Station in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan since 2008. She's also a cat.

4 Cases of All-Star Voter Fraud

Ethan Trex

All-Star Game lore is littered with examples of particularly egregious frauds. Here are a few of our favorites.

Artist Nathan Wyburn Likes to Play With His Food

Jennifer M Wood

If anyone ever told artist Nathan Wyburn not to play with his food, he wasn’t listening.

15 Things You Might Not Know About 'Finding Nemo'

Michael Arbeiter

Pixar’s critically acclaimed underwater masterpiece didn’t exactly kick off production as a guaranteed goldmine.

Which Students Write The Longest Masters Theses?

Yelena Melnichenko

See how your major stacks up.

Morning Cup of Links: Black Hole Water Slide

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Artist Tricks Out Snails' Shells to Keep Them Safe

Rebecca OConnell

The brightly colored shells shout "don't step on me!"

Teens Create a Self-Cleaning Door Handle to Eliminate Germs

Hannah Keyser

Rest easy knowing that the door handle you just touched (probably) won't make you sick.

5 Questions: Remember "Wen"

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DNA Study Reveals the Panther Chameleon is Really 11 Different Species

Matt Soniak

Even in a place like Madagascar, teeming with charismatic animals, the panther chameleon stands out.

10 Cases of Extreme Writer's Block

Daniel Kolitz

Even the world's most accomplished authors occasionally suffer from this terrifying affliction.

Eerie Images Taken By An Early 20th Century Spirit Photographer

Caitlin Schneider

Long before the existence of Photoshop, so-called “spirit photographers” were manipulating images to convincing—and haunting—effect.

Math Suggests Aliens Could Be Bear-Sized

Hayley Harding

A cosmologist speculates about the size and weight of your average (hypothetical) alien.