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An Earth Flag for When We Claim Other Planets

Shaunacy Ferro

Obama's Plan to Protect the 1500-Mile Flyway Used By Monarch Butterflies

Beth Anne Macaluso

Fairy Penguins Take the Bronx Zoo by Storm

Rebecca OConnell

Where NASA Tests Hardware Bound for Space

Erin McCarthy

10 Famous People Who Were Afraid They'd Be Buried Alive

Bess Lovejoy

America’s Largest Picasso Gets a New Home

Caitlin Schneider

The Most Popular Dog Breeds in Each State

Alvin Ward

An illustrated look at the American Kennel Club's numbers.

The Missing Links: Weird One-Time Status Symbols

Colin Patrick

The Fabulously Eccentric Life of James Gordon Bennett, Jr.

Jenna Scherer

Gilded Age New York had more than its fair share of outlandish rich people. But few could top James Gordon Bennett, Jr.—publisher, yachtsman, and owl lover.

7 Fierce Facts About Weasels

Kate Horowitz

Weasels may look cute and cuddly, but trust us: you don't want to get too close to these little beasts. Here are seven things you might not know about the fierce furballs.

Human Ancestors Made Tools 3.3 Million Years Ago

Shaunacy Ferro

Today In History: Bill Haley Started A Rock Revolution

Erika Berlin

Meet This Bizarre and Mysterious Ribbon Worm

Jen Pinkowski

Pick the 10 Largest Countries in Asia

'Old Mother Hubbard' is Weirder Than You Thought

Sonia Weiser