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Neatly Geometric, High-Resolution Images of Earth From Space

Shaunacy Ferro

Geography porn at its best.

Surprising Crime Deterrent: The Human Eye

Anna Green

The mere feeling of being watched may be enough to reduce crime.

10 Fascinating Facts About 'Blade Runner'

Rebecca Pahle

Roy Batty’s precious moments may be lost in time, like tears in rain, but these facts about Ridley Scott’s iconic sci-fi film aren’t going anywhere.

A Romanian City Let Readers Ride the Bus for Free

Shaunacy Ferro

For a short time this summer, buses in Cluj-Napoca, Romania gave free rides to anyone reading a book.

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Answering Some Burning, Headache-Inducing Questions About Hangovers

Clair McLafferty

When 1.5 Million Balloons Were Released Over Cleveland

Michele Debczak

What could possibly go wrong?

10 Disney Characters Who Were Almost Voiced By an A-Lister

Maggie Malach

Patrick Stewart had so many shots at Disney greatness.

The Missing Links: The Odd Life in the Mariana Trench

Colin Patrick

See the Lines of the NYC Subway Paired With an Aerial View

Caitlin Schneider

The web of the underground transit system is even more impressive in the context of NYC as seen from above.

Study Figures Out Why Queen Bees Become Queens

Shaunacy Ferro

A certain chemical compound fed to honeybee larvae determines whether they grow into queens or workers.

10 Popular ‘Game of Thrones’ Fan Theories

Christian Bond

Nothing is what it seems to be in the land of Westeros, at least not if you follow the many elaborate theories concocted by 'Game of Thrones' fans.

Pod City: Popsicles, Kevin Bacon, and More Highlights from Recent Podcasts

Whitney Matheson

Stress Ball Tourist Map Zooms In When Squeezed

Shaunacy Ferro

Two vacation necessities in one.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Weird, funny, and interesting news items from all over.