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Our Skin Is Covered With Invisible Stripes

Kate Horowitz

Let the zebras and tigers have their stripes. We have our own.

A 15-Year-Old Discovered a Planet During a Week-Long Internship

Shaunacy Ferro

Tom Wagg was three days into a work-study program when he discovered a new planet.

15 Hard-Boiled Facts About 'Dick Tracy' on Its 25th Anniversary

Roger Cormier

Dogs Really Like Looking at Doors

Shaunacy Ferro

Doors “hold a special social relevance to dogs,” animal behavioral specialists say.

15 Pharaonic Objects Buried in Tut's Tomb

Jen Pinkowski

Tut's tomb was stuffed to the brim with thousands of objects meant to make his afterlife eternally posh.

The Real-Life Walk of Shame that Inspired that 'Game of Thrones' Scene

Stacy Conradt

Cersei’s nude “Walk of Atonment” was a pretty accurate depiction of a real-life event that happened during the late 1400s.

The Footwear that Helped Moonshiners Evade Police

Caitlin Schneider

During the Prohibition Era, moonshiners had to be pretty crafty to keep their activities under wraps.

3D Holograms Bring Back 1500-Year-Old Buddhas

Sonia Weiser

The Buddhas of Bamiyan, which had been destroyed by the Taliban, returned for two nights this past weekend.

The Missing Links: Explaining Impossible Colors

Colin Patrick

15 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the Summer Solstice

How to Enjoy Your Pizza Like a Pro

Projections of Crying Babies Highlight China's Air Pollution

Hannah Keyser

A Chinese air purifying company is putting a face—or rather, lots of faces—to the issue.

The Real Reason the Hatfields and McCoys Started Feuding

Stacy Conradt

The infamous family feud lasted decades, and claimed the lives of 13 people. But what caused it in the first place?

Read the 1943 Rules of Conduct for Women's Baseball

Caitlin Schneider

While the official song of the organization proclaimed that the motto of the players was “Do or Die,” the rules of of conduct weren’t quite so tough.

15 Parenting Tips From History’s Greatest Fathers