Lifelike Balloon Animals That You Won't Find at a Child's Birthday Party

Alvin Ward

Instrumented Seals Collect Data from the Polar Oceans

Hannah Keyser

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Science Explains Why You're Not a “Morning Person”

Nathan Reese the mag

Can't get out of bed in the morning? Allow science to tell you why—and whether or not you can change that.

13 Creatures that Could Show Up in ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’

Erin McCarthy

Thanks to a book version of 'Fantastic Beasts,' with Rowling writing as Scamander, we can get a glimpse at some of the creatures that might make cameos in the new film.

Project a Movie Through a Pizza Box

Sonia Weiser

You Can Be Taught Perfect Pitch—Even as an Adult

Shaunacy Ferro

Nonmusical adults can be taught to identify notes—especially if they have good memories.

13th Century Gambling Relics Discovered in Utah Cave

Caitlin Schneider

12 Things You Might Not Know About 'The Screwtape Letters'

Mark Mancini

C.S. Lewis’s most popular non-Narnia novel is a delicious, perceptive treatise on the weaknesses of human nature.

'Dementor' Wasps Turn Their Victims Into Zombies

Shaunacy Ferro

The venom of Ampulex dementor causes cockroaches to lose control of their bodies.

12 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in June

Hannah Keyser

The days are getting longer—the summer solstice is the 21st of this month—which means there's plenty of time to celebrate each of these quirky holidays.

The Henry Doorly Zoo, Where Prairie Dogs Run Wild

Hayley Harding

10 Awesomely '80s Electronic Prizes From 'Press Your Luck'

Mike Nothnagel

Put away that ginormous mobile phone and revel in the glory that was 1980s technology.

Want to Be Less Biased? Take a Nap

Shaunacy Ferro

Researchers reduced people's implicit racial and gender biases by having them undergo anti-bias training—and then take a nap.

14 Terrifying Terms to Know for the Return of 'Jaws'

Angela Tung