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5 Questions: In a Teapot?

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15 Facts About 'Apocalypto'

Sean Hutchinson

As these stories show, making Mel Gibson’s sprawling Mayan adventure film was an epic journey in its own right.

Why is it Called a "Wild Card" Spot?

Nick Greene

9 Awesome Videos of Animals Discovering Cameras

Erin McCarthy

When animals discover unfamiliar objects in their vicinity, the results can be hilarious—or kind of scary.

The Missing Links: "Let Her Go"

Colin Patrick

8 Novelists Who Were Featured on International Banknotes

Rudie Obias

While American currency features former U.S. Presidents, Founding Fathers, and iconic landmarks, many other countries put famous writers, poets, artists, and novelists on their banknotes.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

This week's comics include the much anticipated comic unveiling the new female Thor

Secrets of the U.S. Puzzle Championship

Matt Matros

Behold, the Seemingly Immortal Hydra

Chris Higgins

Is There Such a Thing as Not Having an Accent?

Arika Okrent the mag

14 Money Saving Life Hacks

In this week's episode, John Green tests out some life hacks designed to save you money.

15 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in October

Hannah Keyser

11 Techniques for Capturing Great Nature Photos in a City

Cities may not seem like the ideal place to go to photograph nature, but you can find a surprising amount of flora, fauna, and incredible views in any urban landscape.

5 Questions: The Moor of Venice

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The 2014 Platypus Awards

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The Platties honor ideas that are interdisciplinary: a bit duck, a bit beaver, a bit otter. These are the new ideas and innovations that made us do a double take.