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These House-Themed ‘Harry Potter’ Covers Are Gorgeous

Michele Debczak

Embrace you're inner (insert Hogwarts house here) with these customized book covers.

'Mother' Robot Builds Better, Faster Robot Offspring

Michele Debczak

In case artificially intelligent robots weren’t terrifying enough.

Make Cat-Shaped Eggs With This Cool Mold

Rebecca OConnell

Move aside Mickey Mouse-shaped pancakes, cat eggs are here.

The Missing Links: NASA's Zero Gravity Research Facility

Colin Patrick

20 Cognitive Biases That Affect Your Decisions

Jennifer M Wood

You put a lot of thought into every choice that you make … which could be the reason why you’re making bad decisions.

12 Harrowing Facts About 'The Things They Carried'

Jeff Wells

This widely read novel about war is more fact than fiction.

The World's Largest Green Roof Might Be on Top of a Silicon Valley Shopping Mall

Shaunacy Ferro

A developer is proposing covering Cupertino, Calif.'s Vallco mall with a 30-acre park.

Studies Show Babies Understand Skype

Anna Green

Studies show tech savvy babies differentiate between TV and Skype.

Channel Your Inner Jedi at a Singapore Lightsaber Academy

Caitlin Schneider

Because you'll need more than the power of the force if you ever get in a battle with a Sith Lord.

6 of the Least Presidential Words Used in the Second GOP Debate

Arika Okrent

Here, courtesy of Vocabulary.com, are six of the least presidential words used in last night’s debate.

Rembrandt Painted a Masterpiece Over a Failed Self Portrait

Andrew LaSane

Even the masters need a do-over every now and again.

Photographer Snaps Pic of a Seal Surfing on a Whale's Back

Rebecca OConnell

It was a classic case of being in the right place at the right time.

A 19th-Century Log Cabin Was Discovered Inside a Texas Home's Walls

Kirstin Fawcett

The structure is thought to be one of the oldest original buildings in North Texas.

15 Critical Facts About 'ER'

Roger Cormier

A 20-year-old script from the author of 'Jurassic Park' led to the creation of one of the longest-running dramas in TV history.

15 Industrious Facts About Ants

Shaunacy Ferro

Though they be but little, they are fierce. (Also: smart, resourceful, and clean.)

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