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8 Secrets of a Sommelier

Beth Anne Macaluso

Because it's wine o'clock somewhere.

The Missing Links: A Mini History of Tourist Traps

Colin Patrick

The Perseid Meteor Shower Will Be Spectacular Wednesday Night

Jen Pinkowski

Some 100 meteors an hour will blaze across the sky tomorrow night. It's going to be the best show in five years.

Scientists Find a Way to Erase Memories of Drug Use in Addicted Mice

Shaunacy Ferro

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mouse Mind, anyone?

15 Things You Should Know About Piet Mondrian

Kristy Puchko

For his contribution to abstract art, Piet Mondrian is regularly regarded as one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.

Thomas Pynchon and Brian Wilson's Miserable Evening Together

Nick Greene

The awkward evening seems straight out of a Pynchon novel.

This New Wood-Derived Computer Chip Is Biodegradable

Rebecca OConnell

A professor at the University of Wisconsin has developed an innovative way to cut down on electronic waste.

Researchers Fly Drones Through Whale Spouts to Study Their Breath

Shaunacy Ferro

Mmm, smelly.

The Far-Reaching Effects of the Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy

Hannah Keyser

Sci-Fi Cowboys and Large Non-Human Friends of Few Words everywhere owe a debt of gratitude to George Lucas.

Extremely Rare White Humpback Whale Spotted Off Australian Coast

Hannah Keyser

There are only three known white humpback whales alive on the planet. One of them was spotted Monday off Australia’s Gold Coast.

The Sharp History of the Opinel Folding Knife

Kyle Chayka the mag

While it's multitasking Swiss counterpart might be more popular, this iconic French pocketknife is a design masterpiece.

What is Déjà Vu?

Julie Winterbottom the mag

Haven't we answered this one before?

12 Gloriumptious Facts About ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’

Joy Lanzendorfer

We've got the golden ticket to a treasure trove of facts about the Roald Dahl kid's classic.

Watch Magnets Absolutely Crush Various Objects

Rebecca OConnell

The First Space-Grown Vegetables Are Ready

Hannah Keyser