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14 Things You Might Not Know About the Sears/Willis Tower

Michael Arbeiter

The Hunt For a 21st Century Treasure Chest

Caitlin Schneider

Millionaire Forrest Fenn hid a treasure chest in the Rocky Mountains five years ago. It's still out there, despite thousands of attempts to recover it.

The 'Star Trek' Movie That Nearly Starred Eddie Murphy

Mental Floss UK

Murphy once delayed a million-dollar deal to finish watching an episode of the series.

Scientists Make Progress in Their Quest for a Universal Flu Vaccine

Shaunacy Ferro

Two research groups successfully created vaccines with broad protection against different flu strains in mice, ferrets, and monkeys.

The Walls of This Museum Have Been Transformed By Street Artists

Michele Debczak

The Long Beach Museum of Art is bringing the city indoors.

This Machine Shoots Out Cotton Candy at 60 Miles an Hour

Rebecca OConnell

The cotton candy line at the fair is about to go a lot faster.

This Teacher Turned Her Classroom Into Harry Potter Heaven

Shaunacy Ferro

Learning is magic for a group of Oklahoma City middle schoolers.

14 Tricky Facts About ‘The Sting’

Eric D Snider

‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ may be more famous, but Paul Newman and Robert Redford’s later collaboration was the bigger hit.

Researchers May Have Cracked the Mystery Behind Mona Lisa’s Smile

Michele Debczak

Art's most mysterious subject just became a little less mysterious

You're Not Allowed to Go to this Island Overrun with Snakes

Hannah Keyser

This island off the coast of Brazil has the highest density of snakes anywhere in the world.

Watch This 3D Printer Print Mesmerizing Glass Goo

Michele Debczak

Ground-breaking technology at its prettiest.

10 Things You Might Not Know About ‘Charlotte’s Web’

Joy Lanzendorfer

This poignant tale about life and death on a farm is still one of the best selling children’s books of all time.

The Missing Links: The Karate Kid is a Bad Guy

Colin Patrick

America’s Most Radical Educational Experiment

Michele Debczak

Some of America's most brilliant artists attended a school you may never have heard of.

Stolen Picasso Found Stuffed in a Package Marked “Art Craft”

Shaunacy Ferro

'La Coiffeuse' was stolen from a Paris museum in 2001, and discovered in New Jersey last December.