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The Fabulously Eccentric Life of James Gordon Bennett, Jr.

Jenna Scherer

Gilded Age New York had more than its fair share of outlandish rich people. But few could top James Gordon Bennett, Jr.—publisher, yachtsman, and owl lover.

7 Fierce Facts About Weasels

Kate Horowitz

Weasels may look cute and cuddly, but trust us: you don't want to get too close to these little beasts. Here are seven things you might not know about the fierce furballs.

Human Ancestors Made Tools 3.3 Million Years Ago

Shaunacy Ferro

Today In History: Bill Haley Started A Rock Revolution

Erika Berlin

Meet This Bizarre and Mysterious Ribbon Worm

Jen Pinkowski

Pick the 10 Largest Countries in Asia

'Old Mother Hubbard' is Weirder Than You Thought

Sonia Weiser

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

Watch Geologists Use Molten Lava To Grill Up Some Steaks

Hannah Keyser

How L'Oréal Is Working to Destroy Animal Testing

Sonia Weiser

But Wait, There’s More: 15 Classic 'As Seen On TV' Products

Kara Kovalchik

Insomniacs with credit cards have inspired some of the most improbable, and impractical, products ever hawked on late-night television.

The David Letterman Show No One Watched

Jake Rossen

Nintendo Just Hired a Guy Named Bowser

Jake Rossen

The Story of the World's First Speeding Ticket

Stacy Conradt

15 Things You Might Not Know About 'Brave New World'

Michael Arbeiter