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The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

A Golden Era for Young Readers: The Story Behind Little Golden Books

Rob Lammle

Take a look back at the tiny tomes with the gold foil spine that have helped generations of kids learn to appreciate reading.

Study Shows Wild Chimps Enjoy a Stiff Drink

Hannah Keyser

Chimps not only love wine, they fashion their own goblets out of leaves to drink it. No amateurs here.

A Teenager's Assassination Attempt on Queen Elizabeth II

Stacy Conradt

Her rule has spanned 63 years—but it could have all been undone by one 17-year-old.

June 12, 1970: An MLB Pitcher Throws a No-Hitter While Tripping on Acid

Jake Rossen

He threw wild, beaned batters, and lost all sense of time, but Dock Ellis still pitched a no-hitter while high on LSD.

14 Deep Facts About 'The Hunt for Red October'

Eric D Snider

Some Srs Bsns: Are Words Without Vowels Rlly More Efficient?

Gretchen McCulloch

Watch This Peaceful Footage of Jellyfish Floating By

Rebecca OConnell

Photographer Alex Soloviev tells us how he captured his jellyfish subjects without getting a drop of water on him.

7 Lights-Out Facts About Baseball's First Perfect Game

Hannah Keyser

On this day in 1880, Lee Richmond of the Worcester Ruby Legs twirled baseball's first-ever perfect game.

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Q&A: Jack Horner on Creating a Genetically Modified Dinosaur for 'Jurassic World'

Erin McCarthy

The genetic-hybrid dinosaur Jack Horner created for 'Jurassic World' is lot more terrifying than his own (still hypothetical) dino-chicken.

15 Things You Should Know About 'The Death of Marat'

Kristy Puchko

Learn more about Jacques-Louis David's morbid masterpiece.

Your Health Could be Connected to Your Birth Month

Sonia Weiser

Your birth month might affect more than just your daily horoscope.

How Much DNA Is There in the World?

Shaunacy Ferro

Storing all the genetic information on Earth would require 1 sextillion of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.

Make Strange Stories from Your Pictures with Word Camera

Arika Okrent

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