Company Patents 12-Mile-High Inflatable Space Elevator

Michele Debczak

It's the great space elevator.

Delight Your Inner Kid With This Giant Lite-Brite

Rebecca OConnell

464 LED lights to help worker morale.

The Missing Links: Pillows That Look Like Rocks

Colin Patrick

Name U.S. Presidents' Last Names by Length

Learn the 18th Century Rules of Proper Dueling

Caitlin Schneider

You never thought a showdown could be so full of particulars.

Spiders Weave Quarter-Mile Web in Dallas Suburb

Michele Debczak

If you visit, please leave your arachnophobe friends at home.

Why Burger King Tried to Block the Trademark For a 9th Century Manuscript

Caitlin Schneider

Two little letters brought these seemingly unrelated entities together.

This Kenyan Village Is Home To Only Women

Hannah Keyser

The Kenyan village of Umoja has become a refuge and new start for women who have been raped or otherwise mistreated by men.

Linking Couples Via "Quantum Entanglement" in the Name of Romance

Roma Panganiban

A pair of linked particles become connected so that whatever happens to one particle also happens to the other.

Pick the Negative Word That Completes the Movie Title

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10 Gentlemanly Facts About the Miniature Schnauzer

Rebecca OConnell

The miniature schnauzer may be small in size, but that doesn’t affect its big personality.

Baseball Team Experiments With Robot Umpires

Hannah Keyser

While MLB has never used Pitchf/x on an official basis for calling actual balls and strikes, some think the technology should have a future in the majors.

Weaving the Finest Panama Hat in History

Roma Panganiban

Simon Espinal spent eight months weaving an accessory the likes of which the world has never seen before.

An Official Wheaties Beer is Coming to Minnesota

Hannah Keyser

It's not quite beer for breakfast, but it's close.

Can Plants Get Cancer?

Kate Horowitz the mag

If you identify as "flora", beware agrobacterium tumefaciens.