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NASA's Spot the Station Alert Tells You When the ISS is Overhead

Hayley Harding

You can get email and text alerts for almost anything nowadays—even one that tells you when the International Space Station (ISS) is overhead.

Are These the Oldest Petroglyphs in Siberia?

Jen Pinkowski

A new analysis of intriguing rock art has archaeologists wondering whether they've found the earliest petroglyphs in Siberia.

Check Your Shelf: An Interview with Lushlife

Jeff Artist

Each week, we're taking artists we admire and asking them to drop some bookshelf-inspired knowledge. This week we talked to the incredible rapper Lushlife.

4 Big Questions About Questions

Foster Kamer the mag

We're giving whole new meaning to the phrase "question everything."

Letter With No Address Delivered Successfully to Irish Town

Caitlin Schneider

"Your man Henderson" must be a pretty notorious man-about-town.

Unexploded WWII Bomb Discovered in East London

Caitlin Schneider

Residents of an East London neighborhood got quite a surprise earlier today when police knocked on the door to say a decades-old bomb had been discovered in the area.

The True Story Behind Ben Franklin's Lightning Experiment

Rachel Semigran

11 More Hidden Messages in Company Logos

Alvin Ward

As we've mentioned before, some logos like to sneak in some hidden symbols and meanings. Some might have been staring at you right in the face without you noticing.

Drought Reveals a Town Submerged for Nearly 80 Years

Hannah Keyser

The abandoned town of St. Thomas, Nevada was flooded during the construction of the Hoover Dam—but a lack of rain means its ruins now sit on dry land.

Strange States: The Greenbrier Bunker of West Virginia

Rob Lammle

Meet the Tritensil, a New and Improved Version of the Spork

Erin McCarthy

"No, it's not the best fork, it's not the best knife, and it's not the best spoon," designer Scott Barwick confesses.

10 Colorful Facts About Cuttlefish

Hannah Keyser

These masters of disguise are some of the most curious creatures of the sea. We talked to Senior Aquarist Chris Payne from the Monterey Bay Aquarium to find out more.

The Missing Links: The Importance of Posture

Colin Patrick

Saving Shrimp Might Help Combat Disease and Turn a Profit

Matt Soniak

Macrobrachium vollenhovenii is a big name for a little creature, a freshwater prawn found throughout West Africa.

How Are You Supposed to Use a Toilet Seat Cover? Where Does the Flap Go?

Nick Greene

Using a toilet seat cover can be tricky business.

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