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17 Home Furnishings Inspired by Toys

Jason English

Jellio fuses childhood memories with interior design.

The Jewish Pirates Who Ruled the Caribbean

Andrew Paul

Crows Take Care of Their Tools

Matt Soniak

The birds keep their food-finding tools safe while they're eating or foraging.

14 Furry Facts About Bears

Rebecca OConnell

You can find bears all over the world, in many colors and sizes. You may think you're a bear expert, but here are some facts you might have missed.

Scotland's Four Loko? This Monk-Made Wine May Be Banned from the U.K.

Hannah Keyser

Why Buckfast Abbey's tonic wine is being targeted by Scottish lawmakers

3 Times Trees Were Taken Too Soon

the mag

These trees met their untimely ends at the hands of celebrities, drunk drivers, and graduate students.

Get a 3D Replica of Yourself and Your Dog

Caitlin Schneider

8 Times People Sued Over Booze

Sarah Grossbart

Alcohol can make people do ridiculous things—and we’re not just talking about regrettable tabletop dances.

Why We Can't Remember Colors Accurately

Shaunacy Ferro

Our memory simplifies colors down to the most basic hues.

12 Illuminating Facts About General Relativity

Caitlin Schneider

This year marks the 100th anniversary of a scientific breakthrough that fundamentally changed our world.

The Famous Writer Who Brought Down Famous Writers School

Jake Rossen

Fame and fortune via mail order. What could go wrong?

4 Hurricane Simulators That Whip Up Fake Storms

Shaunacy Ferro

Researchers use powerful fans, rip down trees, and spray water to simulate dangerous storms.

Chat With an African Penguin in a Google Hangout

Rebecca OConnell

If you have ever wanted to ask a penguin something, now is your chance!

Finish These Dr. Seuss Titles

9 Bizarre Objects Owned By Henry VIII

Paul Anthony Jones

The most famous king in British history owned some very unusual curiosities indeed.

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