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Pelagornis sandersi, the Largest Flying Sea Bird

Jessica Hullinger

Move over, Big Bird. There’s a new feathered giant in town, and this one can actually fly.

1970s Dances

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5 People Who Were in the Wrong Place, at the Wrong Time—Multiple Times

Emma del Valle

7 American Crime and Punishment Museums

Miss Cellania

18 Things We Learned from Buzz Aldrin's Reddit AMA

Erin McCarthy

Today, the second man to walk on the Moon did a Reddit AMA. Here are a few things we learned.

The Biggest Blowout in World Cup History

Nick Greene

Four Floral Posters Featuring 200 Flowers

Hannah Keyser

20 Facts About the Russian Tsars

Gili Malinsky

With great power comes great ridiculousness, of course, and each emperor or empress exhibited his or her own brand.

The Missing Links: Urns for Cheapskates

Colin Patrick

What's on the Other Side of the Ocean?

Jason English

For anyone who's ever been on a beach and curious.

Brain Game: Thu for Thursday

Sandy Wood

A Tiny Spider’s Secret to Taking Down Big Prey

Matt Soniak

At first glance, the pin head-sized spider Zodarion cyrenaicum seems like its on a suicide mission every time it hunts for a meal.

Inside the Twinkie Factory

Chris Higgins

Behold: mesmerizing, mechanized assembly of snack products.

12 Wonderfully Quirky Words with No English Equivalent

Erin McCarthy

We need to borrow these.

15 Albums That Cost a Fortune to Make

Roger Cormier

Sometimes labels pay a very high price when artists earn their chance to make their music "perfect."