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Pick the Members of the 1992 Olympic Basketball Dream Team

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Here's What Happens When You Scan Sting’s Brain for Science

Kate Horowitz

fMRIs taken while the singer listened to music revealed previously overlooked connections between disparate works of music.

Baking Luggage May Be the Next Big Thing in Bedbug Control

Kate Horowitz

Researchers say a brief blast of high heat can kill all the bugs on the surface of luggage without harming the contents within.

9 Movies That Are Remakes of Remakes

Jake Rossen

Nine movies so nice, Hollywood had already made them twice.

The Secret to Solving a Rubik's Cube in Under Two Minutes

Kirstin Fawcett

Make your 12-year-old self proud by beating the puzzle that's stymied you since middle school.

This Shark Costume Is a Fast Way to Ruin a Pool Party

Michele Debczak

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…

Canadian Couple Lives on Their Own Floating Island

Caitlin Schneider

Catherine King and Wayne Adams have built a self-sustaining water bungalow in what they call "Freedom Cove."

8 Odd Beauty Standards in Turn-of-the-Century Photographs

Jocelyn Sears

Cheekbones on women used to be considered "too masculine."

Political Facebook Posts Don't Change Minds, Study Says

Anna Green

94 percent of Republicans, 92 percent of Democrats, and 85 percent of Independents said they’d never changed their view of an issue based on a Facebook post.

Audi’s New Cars Will Feature a Traffic Light Countdown

Michele Debczak

Sitting at red lights is about to get a lot less frustrating for some drivers.

A Swimming Pool of Orbeez Is All Kinds of Scientific Fun

Rebecca OConnell

Anyone have a spare bag of 25 million Orbeez?

Retrobituaries: Alice Guy-Blaché, Forgotten Film Pioneer

Valerie DeBenedette

She made hundreds of movies and owned and operated her own studio. So why has she been all but ignored?

Morning Cup of Links: The First Archaeologist

Miss Cellania

Here's some links for you and everyone else!

8 Times Sculptors Made Typos

Andrew LaSane

Some mistakes really are set in stone (bronze, or some other hard material).

Spice Up Your Vocabulary With These Scandalous Victorian Vulgarities

Kirstin Fawcett

Contemporary curse words are just so passé.

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