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A Wider Gene Pool Has Made Humanity Taller (and Smarter)

Shaunacy Ferro

Children whose parents are more closely related tend to be shorter and have lower educational attainment, according to a genetic study.

Grave Sightings: James Garfield

Stacy Conradt

Though he was in office less than a year, Garfield's grave is one of the most elaborate presidential monuments ever built.

Australia's Bubble Gum Pink Lake

Dan Lewis

This salty lake in Australia is naturally pretty in pink.

12 Good Ol' Facts About 'The Dukes of Hazzard'

Jake Rossen

Nancy Reagan was apparently fond of those Daisy Dukes.

Why Did Yankee Doodle Call a Feather ‘Macaroni’?

Arika Okrent

8 Old Second City Sketches Featuring Now-Famous Comedians

Colin Patrick

Patient Mother Raccoon Teaches Her Baby to Climb a Tree

Rebecca OConnell

This helpful mother shoves her child up the trunk.

The White House Has Lifted its 40-Year Ban on Photos

Hannah Keyser

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12 Unsettling Facts About 'The Metamorphosis'

Jeff Wells

"When Gregor Samsa woke up one morning..."

Researchers Discover Some Deep Sea Sharks are Buoyant

Caitlin Schneider

A new study finds that some deep sea sharks have positive buoyancy, upending the conventional wisdom that they'll sink if they stop swimming.

See Photos From the Original Kodak Camera

Caitlin Schneider

The National Media Museum has a collection of the two-and-a-half-inch photo prints taken using the Kodak No. 1 over a hundred years ago.

Most Mountains Aren’t Shaped Like You Think They Are

Matt Soniak

If we asked you to picture a mountain, you’d probably imagine something that kind of looks like a pyramid, right? But it turns out mountains are a lot more varied than we knew.

13 Things You Might Not Know About Comedian Aasif Mandvi

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