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How the Perfect Pancake Recipe May Help Us Treat Glaucoma

Michele Debczak

These researchers tested 14 recipes in the name of science.

15 Things You Didn't Know About Van Gogh's 'Portrait of Dr. Gachet'

Kristy Puchko

3. Dr. Gachet was more than a muse.

Vintage Valentines from 100 Years Ago

Shaunacy Ferro

Explore the New York Public Library’s collection of vintage Valentines.

6 Tax Deductions You Might Be Missing

Kate Rockwood

People in their 20s and 30s face a lot of life changes, and life changes can lead to big deductions.

Watch a Musician Play the Last Stradivarius Guitar in the World

Anna Green

There are five remaining Stradivarius guitars left in the world—but only one is still playable.

This Snail's Sex Change Is Triggered by Touch

Matt Soniak

Tropical slipper limpets are pretty unremarkable—until it's mating time. Then things get interesting.

Scientists Have Created The Ultimate Skipping Stone

Anna Green

Scientists at Utah State University’s Splash Lab found that the ultimate skipping material isn’t stone at all, but spherical silicone rubber.

These Whimsical Planters Look Like Sparkling Animals

Rebecca OConnell

Transform a normal plant into the mane of a unicorn.

The Ongoing Mystery of the 'Devil's Footprints'

Stacy Conradt

The footprints remain unexplained to this day.

25 Rugged Facts About South Dakota

Kirstin Fawcett

There's much more to the vast Midwestern state than Mount Rushmore.

The Man Who Has Been Counting His Sneezes for 8.5 Years

Tanya Basu

Ever wonder how many times people sneezed in a year?

The Accidental First Female Senator

Erin Blakemore

Call it a combination of bad luck and sheer doggedness.

Here’s the Fastest Way to Increase Your Salary

Michele Debczak

You may be looking for a raise in the wrong place.

13 Grimy Facts About ‘Taxi Driver’

Eric D Snider

Martin Scorsese's dark masterpiece is turning 40.

Invent Your Own Board Game With These DIY Kits

Anna Green

Tired of your old board games? Now you can design your own.

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