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The World’s Largest Aircraft Lifts Off for the First Time

Michele Debczak

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a … flying bum?

What’s the Difference Between a Fire Engine and a Fire Truck?

Suzanne Raga

One carries the water tank, the other transports the firefighters.

Australia Is Having a Giant Goldfish Problem

Jake Rossen

While the large fish are probably enjoying their comfortable new habitat, their presence is proving disruptive to the local ecosystem.

12 Rosy-Red Facts About Petra

Benjamin Lampkin

Once abandoned and forgotten, the dazzling settlement has been one of the region’s greatest tourist attractions for decades.

Introducing Cold Medicine That Comes in K-Cup Form

Kirstin Fawcett

The tiny pods will help you simplify your sick days.

How 'Captain Planet' Turned Kids Green

Jake Rossen

If our hero looks like Tom Cruise, it's no coincidence.

Three Retirees Discover a Shipwreck From 1803 in Lake Ontario

Michele Debczak

The wreck is the second oldest ever found in the Great Lakes.

Which of These Factors Can Influence My Credit Score?

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Do you know what makes your credit stronger? Test your smarts about the factors that contribute to your score, then see what Farnoosh Torabi—Chase Slate financial education partner and host of the award-winning podcast, So Money—has to say about mastering the art of money management.

Baby Born on International Flight Gets 1 Million Airline Miles

Shaunacy Ferro

The quickest way to get free airline points? Have a baby onboard.

Early 'Harry Potter' Editions With Typo Could Be Worth Thousands of Dollars

Kirstin Fawcett

If you own a first edition "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone," turn to page 53 now.

You've Got to See Today's Top Amazon Deals

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, August 18.

How 10 Pieces of Furniture Got Their Names

Joan MacDonald

Why is your favorite place to relax called a couch?

'Mr. Robot' Releases Mobile Game Packaged as E Corp Messaging App

Anna Green

USA has released a 'Mr. Robot' game for Android.

Name the States That Start With 'M'

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Scientists Say DNA Molecules Can Glow

Kate Horowitz

A reminder that just because something isn’t currently glowing doesn’t mean it never will.