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5 New Fascinating Videos About Mars

Chris Higgins

See the science behind an upcoming TV series.

This Week's Best Amazon Deals You Can Still Get

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, we share some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. These items were the ones that were the most popular with our readers this week, and they’re still available.

Have ‘Westworld’ Fans Uncovered the Man in Black’s Identity?

Abbey Stone

One popular fan theory thinks we may have met a younger version of Ed Harris's character.

Look Up Tonight! It's the Super Hunter's Moon

David W Brown

No, it's not an anime-Mario-Brothers mashup—so what is it?

A Socks the Cat-Inspired Video Game Exists—and You Can Own It

Kirstin Fawcett

Gamers play as America's former First Feline, navigating a White House filled with politicians, spies, and dogs.

Watch This Awkward 1956 Documentary About Cartooning

Chris Higgins

"Circles...[are] the basis for making cartoons."

10 Facts About Webster’s Dictionary for Dictionary Day

Paul Anthony Jones

October 16 is World Dictionary Day, marking the birthday of the great American lexicographer Noah Webster.

Resin Acorn Necklaces Hold Little Bits of Nature Inside

Rebecca OConnell

The perfect accessory for fall.

15 Vintage Recipe Collections to Explore

Allison C Meier

Each of these online resources offers a bounty of historic gastronomy, from 17th-century roasted peacock to 1980s broiled iceberg lettuce salad.

15 Towns with a Population of 15 (Or Less)

Jake Rossen

When you're the only family in town, you can name your 5-year-old the mayor.

What's in Nail Polish?

Chris Higgins

Modern nail polish is way more complex than it looks.

15 Mummies You Can See Around the World

Kristina Killgrove

This list is for the more macabre among you.

15 Actors Who Refuse to Watch Their Own Movies

Rebecca Pahle

Turns out seeing yourself projected on a 40-foot-tall screen can be kind of awkward.

15 Places You Can Visit to Celebrate the Life and Work of William Shakespeare

Rebecca Pahle

Wherefore art thou Bill?

15 Swinging Facts About Léon Foucault (and His Pendulum)

Dan Falk

7. He was chummy with Napoleon III.