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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.

Alert: Girl Scout Cookies Differ Depending on Where You Live

Shaunacy Ferro

While you're eating Peanut Butter Patties, someone in the next county over is eating Tagalongs. And yes, they taste a little different.

Many American Deer Have Malaria Parasites

Kate Horowitz

Up to 25 percent of white-tailed deer living in Virginia and West Virginia sites were infected.

3 Scientific Suggestions for Living a Better Life

Shaunacy Ferro

How to be a happier person, in just a few simple(ish) steps.

The Missing Links: Stanford Explains How Spider-Man Could Be Real

Colin Patrick

The Art of Repairing and Digitizing a 400-year-old 3D Book

Kate Horowitz

The pages of the Renaissance-era medical text feature intricate flaps that lift to reveal the inner workings of the human body.

Cherry Blossom-Flavored Pepsi Is Coming to Japan

Andrew LaSane

Japan has a history of releasing unusual snack and drink flavors.