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Google Sheep View Finds All the Sheep on Google Maps

Shaunacy Ferro

The Internet contains more sheep than you'd ever imagined.

The Harvard Chemistry Professor Who Was Also a Murderer

Bess Lovejoy

After George Parkman mysteriously disappeared on November 23, 1849, an unusual suspect emerged.

How One British Soldier Turned a Parlor Game into 'Clue'

Mary Pilon

It was Anthony Pratt, in the sitting room, with the brilliant idea.

18 Sounds You Probably Didn't Realize Were Trademarked

Nick Greene

Registering an aural trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is difficult, but these sounds made the cut.

12 Things You Might Not Know About 'Carmen Sandiego'

Lilit Marcus

No guessing—or geography knowledge—required.

Morning Cup of Links: Play Like a Girl

Miss Cellania

Do Other Animals Have Belly Buttons?

Rebecca OConnell

7 Incredible Things You Didn’t Know About Professional Scrabble

David W Brown

Word Nerd: Dispatches from the Games, Grammar, and Geek Underground, by John D. Williams, is a merry exploration of the intriguing, eccentric, and sometimes brutal world of professional SCRABBLE play.

Science Confirms: Honey Badger Don't Care

Rebecca OConnell

Incredibly Cute Octopus Species Might Get a Fitting Name

Hannah Keyser

Isn't it Adorabilis?

5 Questions: Mexican States

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The First Time-Lapse Recording of a Dying Blood Cell

Shaunacy Ferro

When white blood cells die, they eject long strings of useful molecules that the body reuses.

How 9 Famous Acquitted Defendants Spent The Rest of Their Lives

Ethan Trex

Here’s how life shook out for a few acquitted defendants in high-profile trials.

12 of the Most Important Phrases to Know in Every Language

There might not be time to master a new language before your next trip, but you can at least nail these 12 vital phrases.

The World's 22 Best iPhone Photos

Hannah Keyser

Winners from this year's iPhone Photography Awards