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11 Areas of Future Life Covered in The Tricentennial Report

Hannah Keyser

Who Invented the Brownie?

Erin McCarthy

Bats Jam Each Other Up When They’re Looking for Food

Matt Soniak

Bats are the masters of late-night snacking thanks to echolocation, and use ultrasonic chirps and the resulting echoes to find their prey in the dark. The bio-sonar has one big drawback, though.

Morning Cup of Links: Keeping Up with Rosetta

Miss Cellania

5 Questions: Musical Symbols 2

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13 Things You Didn't Know About Hocus Pocus

Stacy Conradt

In a Reddit AMA, Bette Midler said she's interested in doing a Hocus Pocus sequel.

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About 'Hot Fuzz'

Sean Hutchinson

Experiments in Ngram Art

Arika Okrent

11 Fun Facts About Anacondas

Mark Mancini

25 Things You Might Not Know About Harry Potter

Alvin Ward

John Green talks Harry Potter.

Why Did We Land on a Comet?

Erin McCarthy

"It is like the difference between what you can learn taking pictures from an airplane versus a geologist digging directly into the ground.”

Name the Districts' Industries in The Hunger Games

The Missing Links: Here Lies Part of Stonewall Jackson

Colin Patrick

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

This week's comics include the all new African-American Captain America and more.

Scientist Turns Peanut Butter into Diamonds

Jessica Hullinger

A researcher turned one of the most popular sandwich condiments into a substance even more valuable, if less tasty: diamond.