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The Club for Failures

Kate Horowitz

The Not Terribly Good Club of Great Britain celebrated the quiet glory of incompetence.

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, April 23

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, April 23.

10 Towering Facts About 'The Iron Giant'

Michele Debczak

3. It was originally meant to be a Pete Townshend musical.

Watching Electronics Blow Up Is Surprisingly Fun

Shaunacy Ferro

Don't do this.

Here's Where the South Pole is...This Year

Chris Higgins

The marker at the South Pole moves every year.

Build and Control Your Own Pet Robot Ant

Andrew LaSane

Owners can use coding to teach these small bots new tricks.

Instead of Using Batteries, This Computer Draws Energy From the Air

Michele Debczak

WISP works by converting radio waves to electricity.

Here’s Why Some Birds Eat Dirt

Anna Green

When we crave salty foods, we reach for a bag of potato chips. Macaws do something a little different.

These Baby Dinosaurs Were Born With Adult-Like Proportions

Kate Horowitz

Fossils from a baby Rapetosaurus krausei suggest the titanosaur would stay the same shape throughout its life, even as it grew to the size of a bus.

38 Facts About Shakespeare’s 38 Plays

Paul Anthony Jones

William Shakespeare died 400 years ago this month.

What’s the Right Way to Make a Ramos Gin Fizz?

Clair McLafferty

This drink takes time—but it's worth it.

‘Purple Rain’ Will Return to Theaters In the U.S. This Weekend

Anna Green

Prince's 1984 box office hit will be thundering back into theaters.

The 'Psycho' House Is on Display on the Roof of the Met

Michele Debczak

It looks like the Bateses have relocated to Manhattan.

The Sharp Science of Animal Strikes

Kate Horowitz

Some of the fastest strikes in nature are made by the smallest creatures.

Goodbye, Toy Prizes! Cracker Jack Gets a New Look

Andrew LaSane

Soon, you'll find digital codes instead of a wrapped toy inside each box.

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