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Australians Are Writing Love Letters to Trees

Shaunacy Ferro

And the trees reply!

New York City is Turning Trash Cans Into WiFi Hotspots

Shaunacy Ferro

Free WiFi will come courtesy of solar-powered smart garbage bins.

The World’s Strangest Radio Broadcasts

Bess Lovejoy

Who exactly is tuning in to these unclaimed radio number stations?

Where Did the Greek-Themed Coffee Cup Come From?

the mag

Those ubiquitous Greek-themed coffee cups have an unlikely father: a Czechoslovakian Holocaust survivor.

19 Fascinating Behind-the-Scenes Facts About the Harry Potter Books

Erin McCarthy

Philip W. Errington’s 'J.K. Rowling: A Bibliography 1997-2013' sheds a light on the editorial process of this beloved series

Chairs That Look Like the Simpsons

Alvin Ward

The Simpsons have been reimagined as chairs.

Study Finds People Age at Vastly Different Rates

Hannah Keyser

Don't trust birthdays. People age at vastly different rates, making chronological age a poor indicator of biological age.

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12 TV Show-Themed Cruises

Rudie Obias

Can't get enough television from just watching it? Then try one of these TV-themed cruises.

There Are No Homosexuals in Iran

Laurence Rasti

When Iran's President declared Iran free of gays, a photographer set out to discover where they'd gone.

Life After Sumo: Photos of Wrestlers in Their Second Careers

Reed Young

For most people, it's hard to figure out what you want to be when you grow up. For Sumo wrestlers, it's even harder.

Swedish Puzzle Rooms Test Teams’ Wits and Strength

Roma Panganiban

A Boston suburb has a few secrets hidden in a 30,000-square-foot space formerly occupied by a department store.

12 of George Washington's Rules of Civility That Still Apply

Lauren Cowling

Though some of the founding father’s rules are in need of a fresh coat of paint for modern life, these 12 are as appropriate as ever.

17 Heroic Facts About the 'X-Men' Movies

Roger Cormier

As the trailers for 'Deadpool' and 'X-Men: Apocalypse' wow audiences at Comic-Con, we're looking back at the 15-year-old franchise that proved that superhero movies didn'

10 Fun Facts About Han Solo

Gillian Finklea

Han shot first.