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15 Adorably Wunderbar German Terms of Endearment

Arika Okrent

If you're looking for a new nickname for your sweetheart, try hasenfürzchen. (Just don't tell them it means "bunny fart" in German.)

Watch Time-Lapse Footage of a Giant Cruise Ship's Construction

Kirstin Fawcett

Piece by piece, bit by bit, deck by deck.

8 Ways to Refresh During Your Lunch Break

Michele Debczak

Don't let your lunch hour go to waste.

Vivid Scenes of Life in Tokyo, Drawn on Coffee Cups

Shaunacy Ferro

Illustrator Adrian Hogan doesn't let his to-go cups go to waste.

9 Ways to Save on Travel This Summer

Presented by Allstate.

Watch 6000 Years of Urban Growth in 3 Minutes

Anna Green

Using data from a recent study, Max Galka has visualized the evolution of the world’s major cities, starting with the beginning of Sumerian civilization.

Researchers Debunk Medical Myths About Vitamin D

Kate Horowitz

Scientists say most common beliefs about vitamin D are unsupported by research.

Researchers Release Dead “Frankenturtles” into the Chesapeake Bay

Kate Horowitz

The turtle carcasses have been stuffed with Styrofoam to keep them afloat and fitted with GPS trackers.

This Resort in the Philippines Lets Visitors Dine Next to a Waterfall

Kirstin Fawcett

Talk about a view.

Time Capsule Discovery Brings Back Middle School Memories For 93-Year-Old

Michele Debczak

This picture transported him back to 1938.

Bark & Co's 'Pup-Up' Shop Lets Dogs Shop for Themselves

Michele Debczak

High-tech vests showed which toys dogs liked best.

Tests From Microsoft Show How Chrome Drains Your Battery

Michele Debczak

It was outperformed by Microsoft's Edge every time.

Introducing a Rotten Tomatoes-esque Website For Books

Kirstin Fawcett

Now you'll know whether a tome is a waste of time.

14 Tudor-ific Facts About Henry VIII

Janet Burns

Many plays, films, and TV shows have explored the life and loves of Henry VIII, King of England and Ireland, who was born on June 28, 1491.