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'Dementor' Wasps Turn Their Victims Into Zombies

Shaunacy Ferro

The venom of Ampulex dementor causes cockroaches to lose control of their bodies.

12 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in June

Hannah Keyser

The days are getting longer—the summer solstice is the 21st of this month—which means there's plenty of time to celebrate each of these quirky holidays.

The Henry Doorly Zoo, Where Prairie Dogs Run Wild

Hayley Harding

10 Awesomely '80s Electronic Prizes From 'Press Your Luck'

Mike Nothnagel

Put away that ginormous mobile phone and revel in the glory that was 1980s technology.

Want to Be Less Biased? Take a Nap

Shaunacy Ferro

Researchers reduced people's implicit racial and gender biases by having them undergo anti-bias training—and then take a nap.

14 Terrifying Terms to Know for the Return of 'Jaws'

Angela Tung

A Brief History of CNN’s First Day on the Air, 35 Years Ago

Jennifer M Wood

The 24-hour news cycle may seem like an age-old concept. But it was popularized by CNN just 35 years ago.

Take a Trippy Journey into an M.C. Escher Drawing

Sonia Weiser

10 Pre-Sunscreen Methods for Dealing with the Sun

Gillian Finklea

A quick look at the ways we protected ourselves from UV rays before the advent of modern sunscreen will make you thankful that all you need to stay safe is a friend to do your back.

The Missing Links: The Greatest Film Sets Ever

Colin Patrick

15 Facts About Frida Kahlo's 'Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird'

Kristy Puchko

Clico: The Story of Franz Taaibosch

Miss Cellania

"Puff, The Magic Dragon" Restaurant Chain is in the Works

Hannah Keyser

If the company that created the Rainforest Cafe has its way, you could soon be eating in a "Puff, The Magic Dragon"-themed restaurant.

Name the First 5-Letter Thing You Can Think of in Each Category

The Signature Dessert of Each State

Alvin Ward

If your state had an official state dessert, what would it be?