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12 of the Most Important Phrases to Know in Every Language

There might not be time to master a new language before your next trip, but you can at least nail these 12 vital phrases.

The World's 22 Best iPhone Photos

Hannah Keyser

Winners from this year's iPhone Photography Awards

10 Myers-Briggs Type Charts for Pop Culture Characters

Miss Cellania

How Myers-Briggs personality types can be illustrated by pop culture characters, from any universe that has at least 16 characters with different personalities.

7 Body Parts Scientists Can Grow in a Petri Dish

Shaunacy Ferro

Bioengineered brains, limbs, and organs are being grown in the lab.

43 Presidential Heads in Search of a Home

Caitlin Schneider

In the market for a collection of 18- to 20-foot-tall presidential busts? You've come to the right place.

Phone-Only Sidewalk Lanes Keep Texters in Line

Sonia Weiser

Here's how one company plans to prevent distracted texters from bumping into the rest of us.

How the Government Plans to Prevent Drunk Driving

Yelena Melnichenko

The Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety was developed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

19 Bits of Advice About the French, As Told to American Servicemen in WWII

Nick Greene

These are the kinds of things the American military wanted its soldiers to be cognizant of as they worked their way into Nazi-occupied France.

A Soviet Spacecraft Collects Dust in Kazakhstan

Shaunacy Ferro

Photographer Ralph Mirebs finds the remains of the Soviet space shuttle in Kazakhstan.

This 1961 AT&T Video Predicts Online Shopping

Hannah Keyser

A 1961 video from AT&T showcasing the predicted technologies of the future.

Never Forget the Time Dan Quayle Misspelled "Potato"

Stacy Conradt

Who knew a simple tuber could do so much damage?

15 Facts about ‘Monty Python and the Holy Grail’

Sean Hutchinson

Ni! Ni! Ni! 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail' turns the big 4-0.

Google Wants to Automate Your Food Diary

Sonia Weiser

By comparing your food photography to images in its database, Im2Calories figures out what—and how big a portion—you're eating.

Inside the Mysterious Hot Springs Found Deep Below the Gulf of California

Shaunacy Ferro

The hot-water chimneys found in the Pescadero Basin are like any other hydrothermal vents in the northern hemisphere.

The Most Popular Surnames in Each State

Alvin Ward

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