The Time the Queen of Denmark Illustrated 'The Lord of the Rings'

Stacy Conradt

Your move, Queen Elizabeth.

Why Are Calico Cats Almost Always Female (and Always Look Different)?

Shaunacy Ferro

It's all the result of having two X chromosomes.

7 Overlooked ‘80s Toys Worth More Than You Think

Rob Lammle

Check your closets: These seven forgotten toys are worth more because they were rarities in the first place.

Play Chess With 3D-Printed Planters

Rebecca OConnell

Grow your own chess pieces.

Study Says Creative Professionals Should Head to NOLA

Hannah Keyser

5 Questions: "Bern" This Way

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Fish Feces Builds Beautiful Beaches

Matt Soniak

If you ever find yourself in the Maldives laying on a gorgeous white sand beach, thank a parrotfish. They built that beach for you, though you might not like the way they did it.

15 Things You Should Know About 'The Raft of the Medusa'

Kristy Puchko

A wrenching scene of shipwrecked men helpless in the grips of the ocean, Théodore Géricault's The Raft of the Medusa is heralded as one of the most influential works of French Romanticism.

Archaeologists Rescue Huge Iron Age Cemetery from Road Project

Jen Pinkowski

As many as 1500 people may be buried in this ancient necropolis.

This Powder May Solve Two World Food Problems at Once

Erika Berlin

FoPo is a freeze-dried food powder that could tackle two major food problems at once.

Supersonic Airliner Would Fly Passengers Across the Ocean in an Hour

Beth Anne Macaluso

Superman's got nothing on Airbus' proposed new airliner.

Meet the Chicken Getting a $2500 Prosthetic Leg

Jake Rossen

Cecily the Chicken is headed for the (operating) table.

Listen to "Ode to Joy" Played Through Russian Nesting Dolls

Caitlin Schneider

You've never heard Beethoven quite like this before.

No Fuelin', We're Poolin': Share a Ride Into the Past with this '70s Carpool PSA

Nick Greene

"No Fuelin', We're Poolin'" sought to extol the benefits of carpooling.

These Lamps Demonstrate How Lamps Work

Shaunacy Ferro

Form follows function.