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Science Proves the Supreme Power of Bassists

Caitlin Schneider

Humans are better at following a rhythm when it's low pitched.

15 Magical Facts About 'Wicked'

Stacy Conradt

The beloved musical first opened on June 10, 2003 in San Francisco.

Business Cat Hired as Director of Communications at Internet Startup

Rebecca OConnell

This could very well be the purr-fect marketing scheme.

The Results Are In: This Mysterious Painting Is a Rembrandt

Sonia Weiser

The painting's origins have been a source of controversy for decades. Here's how the Mauritshuis museum settled the debate once and for all.

Original 'Star Wars' Script Settles Age-Old Debate

Yelena Melnichenko

The script shows just how dramatically the tale changed from George Lucas' early drafts.

Scientists Find Blood Cells in 75-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Bones

Jen Pinkowski

The discovery of soft tissue in poorly preserved fossils suggests such materials might be more common than we thought.

Make this Delicious-Looking Ice Cream in Just Two Steps

Erin McCarthy

No cooking required.

Meet the Woman Behind the Apollo Project

Caitlin Schneider

Margaret Hamilton's code made mankind's "giant leap" possible.

9 Action Stars Who Have Also Directed Movies

Rebecca Pahle

Did you know Arnold Schwarzenegger directed a made-for-TV Christmas movie in 1992? No? That, friends, is why we are here.

The Missing Links: Riding Around the Old Stadium

Colin Patrick

There's Glass on Mars, and It Could Hold Ancient Life

Shaunacy Ferro

Glass deposits detected on Mars could have preserved evidence of ancient life on the Red Planet.

The Most Disproportionately Popular Cuisine in Each State

Alvin Ward

Potholes in Panama City are Tweeting Complaints to the Local Government

Beth Anne Macaluso

Tired of trying to get the attention of your city government? Why not let the thing you planned to complain about do the work for you?

7 Ways Animals Behave Badly

Linda Lombardi

If you like to romanticize the natural world and its creatures, you're in for a few unpleasant surprises.

New Sensor Turns Surfboards into Data Collectors

Sonia Weiser

Monitoring the world's oceans isn't cheap. This new invention could revolutionize how scientists and researchers get data—and help surfers be smarter when hanging 10.

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