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Google Maps Protected a Cow’s Privacy by Blurring Its Face

Anna Green

The cow's identity is safe.

15 Surprising Facts About 'Transparent'

Colin Gorenstein

3. The show is exactly two percent autobiographical.

Massive Meteorite Fragment Unearthed in Argentina

Kate Horowitz

The 34-ton space rock nicknamed “Gancedo” may be the second largest in the world.

The Popular Potato Chip Brand You Can Only Find in Prison

Anna Green

The Whole Shabangs are the most popular potato chip you’ve never heard of.

Get Better Faster by Changing Your Eating Habits When You're Sick

Anna Green

Depending on what kind of infection you have, eating or fasting may be a better strategy.

22 Finalists From 2016's Weather Photographer of the Year Contest

The Weather Photographer of the Year competition just concluded a successful first year. After more than 800 photographs were submitted, the winners were announced at the Society's Amateur Meteorologists' Conference on September 10. With so many stunning entries depicting rare and unusual weather phenomena, it was difficult for the committee to choose just a handful of prizewinners.

Today's Kids Don't Quite Know What to Make of the Atari 2600

Kirstin Fawcett

Watch the vintage home gaming console puzzle an assortment of children.

What Your Car’s Low Gas Light Really Means

Michele Debczak

Get the facts before gambling on an "empty" tank.

Show & Tell: A Mailbox for a Missile

Erin Blakemore

A relic of an ambitious, abandoned plan to send mail across the U.S. using Cold War-era weaponry.

6 Grocery Staples That Will Likely Be More Expensive in 2017

Kristin Wong

The USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) recently released projections for grocery price trends in 2017.

The Tate Britain’s Latest Exhibit Is Curated by an Algorithm

Shaunacy Ferro

'Recognition' compares items from the museum's collection to modern photojournalism.

Why Are Inferior Things Referred to as “Chopped Liver”?

Kara Kovalchik

The Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang pinpoints comedian Jimmy Durante as the first person to use this meaty metaphor.

EU Proposes Free Public Wi-Fi for Member Countries by 2020

Kirstin Fawcett

The goal is to bring the service to Europe’s parks, squares, libraries, and public buildings.

7 Spectacular Lost Crown Jewels

Claire Cock-Starkey

Over the years, the crown jewels of many nations have been lost or destroyed—sometimes in very mysterious circumstances.

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