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These Pastel Polka Dots Are to Help Keep Pedestrians Safe

Rebecca OConnell

Adorable, and safety-promoting.

The Ultimate Guide: 55 Valentine’s Day Gifts for Every Type of Person

Alvin Ward

With 55 different gift ideas on our list, you’re bound to find something for that special someone.

Jenlagged: A Live Comic Travelogue from Angoulême (Part 3)

Jen Vaughn

10 Deep Facts About the Great Lakes

Benjamin Lampkin

Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario form the largest fresh water system on Earth.

Experience a Salvador Dalí Painting in Virtual Reality

Kirstin Fawcett

The Dalí Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida lets visitors step inside "Archaeological Reminiscence of Millet's "Angelus'"

15 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Dentists

Jake Rossen

Never, ever take the first appointment of the day.

Watch Adorable Baby Turtles Learn to Catch Crickets

Shaunacy Ferro

Too slow!

19 Offbeat Holidays You Can Celebrate in February

Caitlin Schneider

You might not find any Hallmark cards for these holidays, but they're well worth celebrating.

Neville Chamberlain: British Prime Minister, 'Downton Abbey' Visitor

Sarene Leeds

Once again, the fictional Crawley family members are rubbing elbows with real historical figures.

January 31, 1990: McDonald's Opens in the Soviet Union

Nick Keppler

First come the burgers, then come the fries, and before you know it, the Cold War is over.

How to Make Fire-Starting Drills from Scratch

Chris Higgins

Stone Age tools + YouTube = Fascinating.

14 Big Facts About ‘Dallas’

Garin Pirnia

When J.R. got shot, the nighttime soap opera turned into a worldwide phenomenon.

London Is Adapting Heathrow's Shuttles Into Driverless Cars

Michele Debczak

The airport's UltraPODS are being adapted to hit the pavement this summer.

12 Facts About Carol Channing For Her 95th Birthday

Suzanne Raga

Give her an old trombone, give her an old baton! Carol Channing has never let the parade pass her by.

How To Drink Your Own Urine (Spoiler: It Involves Filtration)

Chris Higgins

Hey, let's pee in a science bag and then drink it!