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What's Happening When We Hear the Voice in Our Head?

Michele Debczak

The answer says a lot about language, mental illness, and ourselves

5 Promising Male Birth Control Methods

Starre Vartan

What's the holdup?

Why is 'Seinfeld' So Hard to Translate?

Anna Green

The show about nothing never gained more than a small cult following outside the U.S. One translator explains why.

Watch a Group of Ants Take Down a Huge Millipede

Shaunacy Ferro

Working together, stinging Leptogenys ants from Cambodia paralyze their prey, then drag it back to their nest for dinner.

The Swedish Tax Agent Who Has Aggregated the Best Music of All Time

Nick Keppler

Henrik Franzon has ranked the best 1,000 artists, 3,000 albums, and 6,000 songs of all time.

12 Nosy Facts About 'Chinatown'

Eric D Snider

Despite the advice given in its last line of dialogue, the one thing you can't do with 'Chinatown' is forget it

Amazing Images of NASA Launching Balloons to Study Electron Rain

Shaunacy Ferro

Of course one got stuck in a tree.

Get a Behind-the-Scenes Look at How Balloons Are Made

Caitlin Schneider

We've come a long way since the days of inflated animal bladders.

Tomato, Tomahto: It's All the Same at the World's Largest Organized Food Fight

Kirstin Fawcett

The festival, La Tomatina, celebrated its 70th anniversary this year.

The Missing Links: Marilyn's Time in the Psych Ward

Colin Patrick

1894 Time Capsule Contains Intact Bottle of Whisky

Michele Debczak

Whoever put together this time capsule had their priortities in order.

Tips For Staying Awake and Alert That Don't Involve Caffeine

Hannah Keyser

Cue up the cat videos next time you're fading at your desk—they're among the best non-caffeinated ways to get an energy boost.

15 Facts You Might Not Know About the Taj Mahal

Michael Arbeiter

For starters, there's a conspiracy theory about its origin.

Pick the Correct Word for Each Definition

You can do this.

MIT Hires a Robot Bartender

Anna Green