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This Algorithm Can Turn Any Image Into a Van Gogh

Shaunacy Ferro

Or an image in any other artist's style.

Newly Discovered Ancient Dolphin Fossil Illuminates River Dolphin Legacy

Hannah Keyser

A newly-discovered dolphin species could bridge the evolutionary gap between ocean-dwellers and river dolphins.

Study Finds Earth is Home to Three Trillion Trees

Caitlin Schneider

The tally is seven times more than previously calculated.

Changing Parenting Attitudes, as Seen Through 'New Yorker' Cartoons

Shaunacy Ferro

A pair of sociologists trace changing attitudes about having children through the humor of 81 years of cartoons in the magazine.

11 Obscure Beer Styles That Are Worth a Try

Alex J Berezowsky

Sure, stouts, India pale ales, and hefeweizens are tasty, but if you want to venture away from the beaten path for your next beer, give one of these styles a shot.

The Missing Links: Check In At the Clown Motel

Colin Patrick

Unusually Dignified Sheep is Now a Lance Corporal in the British Army

Rebecca OConnell

One look at this proper ram and you can tell he deserved that promotion.

9 Women Who Helped Win the American Revolution

Kyla Cathey

Women played vital roles in the Revolution, serving as soldiers, raising morale, and even spying on the enemy.

This 3D-Printed Bionic Hand Could Change the Future of Prosthetics

Michele Debczak

These prosthetics use state-of-the-art technology at a fraction of the regular cost.

Tom Hanks Movie Quote Quiz

Match the quote to the movie.

Rare 'Vampire' Squirrel Caught on Video for the First Time

Michele Debczak

The rodent holds the record for fluffiest tail in the animal kingdom.

Each State's Most Distinct Slang Word

Rebecca OConnell

Great map from Matthew J.X. Malady of Slate.

Watch Motor Neurons Light Up as a Mouse Walks

Shaunacy Ferro

See what's happening in the spine during physical movement.

15 Microprints Hiding in United States Currency

Caitlin Schneider

Psst: Your money is trying to tell you something.

The Time Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Delayed a Guns N’ Roses Concert

Mental Floss UK

Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello, and Michelangelo repopularized karate, raised awareness about environmental issues, and had a strange hold over Axl Rose.