9 Facts About Climbing Mount Meru—And Making a Documentary Out of It

Erin McCarthy

Morning Cup of Links: The History of Movie Effects

Miss Cellania

It's Friday! Enjoy some great links!

Artist Creates Tiny Detailed Paintings Inside Eggshells

Rebecca OConnell

This Could Be The Biggest Shark Ever Caught On Camera

Hannah Keyser

5 Questions: What's the "Hook"?

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The International Space Station Phones Home (and We Call Back)

Caitlin Schneider

“I hear you loud and clear, welcome aboard the International Space Station!”

10 Transcendental Facts About 'Walden'

Joy Lanzendorfer

Most importantly: Thoreau was a secret party animal.

An Artist Made a Whole City Out of Paper

Shaunacy Ferro

The intricately designed Paperholm features 60 unique works of miniature paper architecture.

Our Brains May Respond to Art We Love in the Same Way, Small Study Suggests

Hannah Keyser

A new, small study found that however wildly divergent its participants' individual aesthetic preferences were, their brains reacted to art that moves them in a similar way.

Scientists Can Identify Emotions Through Brain Activity

Shaunacy Ferro

In a new study, scientists catalogue a “brain signature” that’s indicative of experiencing negative emotions.

The Underwater Cemetery Where Spaceships Go to Die

Michele Debczak

161 retired spacecraft use this spot as their watery grave.

Geopolymer Blocks Could Change The Way Houses Are Built

Andrew LaSane

Cutting down concrete's massive carbon footprint.

Gaze Upon the Beauty of a Lavender Theme Park

Caitlin Schneider

We wish these photos were scratch and sniff.

12 Odd Facts and Stories About Armadillos

Miss Cellania

Armadillos are strange. Very strange.

First Entire Octopus Genome Sequenced

Shaunacy Ferro

It’s a boon for cephalopod research.