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Grave Sightings: Levi Strauss, The Man Who Changed Fashion

Stacy Conradt

Pay your last respects to the man who forever altered the way we dress.

Zoos Are Tracking Elephant Fitness, and It's Improving the Animals' Health

Shaunacy Ferro

The Elephant Welfare Initiative makes sure captive elephants get enough exercise.

NASA's 2016 Year in Review

Chris Higgins

It was a busy year in space...and on Earth.

10 Facts About Benedict Arnold

Mark Mancini

That Arnold defected to the British army in 1780 is common knowledge.

The Lincoln Administration Turned Down a Chance to Populate the United States With Elephants

Erin Blakemore

We blew it.

5 Strange News Stories From This Week

Miss Cellania

Odd news stories from all around.

15 Things You Might Not Know About Monet's 'Water Lilies'

Kristy Puchko

Claude Monet's 'Water Lilies' is beloved around the world, a radiant example of French Impressionism and the glory found in nature.

Take a Peek Inside TASCHEN's Gorgeous New 'Mad Men' Book

TASCHEN's effortlessly cool two-volume book set is filled to the brim with stills from the show, stunning costume details, interviews with the cast and crew, and excerpts from the award-winning script.

17 Bloody Facts About ‘Friday the 13th’

Matthew Jackson

The landmark horror film has inspired countless imitators and nearly a dozen sequels.

What Is Thundersnow?

Dennis Mersereau

Aside from awesome, that is.

11 Mysterious Facts About Okapis

Mark Mancini

These forest-dwelling creatures weren't discovered by western scientists for centuries.

Wearables May Be Able to Tell When You're Falling Ill

Kirstin Fawcett

Smart devices can monitor our pulse rates, skin temperature, and other vitals, and notice when they're off.

Why Don’t Royals Use a Last Name?

Shaunacy Ferro

They have one, but don't often use it.

Here’s Why Overbooked Flights Are Unavoidable

Michele Debczak

It's a matter of probability.

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