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How Does Counting Cards in Blackjack Work?

William Herkewitz

Owning a casino isn't much of a gamble.

5 Questions: "Cole" Slaw

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Alan Alda's Flame Challenge Winners Explain "What Is Color?"

Hannah Keyser

On Sunday, the final day of the World Science Festival, Alan Alda hosted an event to announce the winners of his third annual Flame Challenge, in which he tasks world-class scientists with explaining

Americans Who Believe "Most People Can Be Trusted"

Alvin Ward

(1972 to present)

7 Music Video Injuries and Ailments

Mandy Savoie

But making videos wasn’t all glamour. Behind the scenes, the long days were filled with vomit, blood, and diarrhea.

8 Notable Price Points Adjusted for Inflation

Kara Kovalchik

Were those prices as cheap as they sound in retrospect, or were they on par with what we’d pay today?

The Missing Links: A 1970s Guide to Surviving A Nuke

Colin Patrick

Meet Five Microbes That Hitched a Ride on the Mars Rover

Sarah Fecht

These rugged bacteria lived through NASA’s decontamination process and might possibly be living on Mars right now.

Grave Sightings: Marilyn Monroe

Stacy Conradt

After realizing that there are a lot of taphophiles (cemetery and/or tombstone enthusiasts) out there, I’m finally putting my archive of interesting tombstones to good use.

Watch Beautiful Thunderstorms Swirl

Chris Higgins

Get Your Everyday Tough on With Our Real Life Action Movies [Sponsored]

12 Talented Pet Portrait Artists

Virginia C McGuire

Photos of your pets are fine, but to create a true conversation piece, go the fine art route.

Where Does Space Begin?

the mag

If Star Trek has taught us anything, it’s that space is “the final frontier.” But where exactly does that frontier lie? It depends on whom you ask.

5 Questions: Types of Trucks

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4 Coin Flips That Changed History

Erik van Rheenen

In honor of Flip a Coin Day, here are four big decisions that came down to a simple question: Heads or tails?