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DNA of Ancient Cats Traces the Path of Their Global Conquest

Kate Horowitz

Cats have been using humans for thousands of years.

What Are Toxins?

Michele Debczak

More often than not, detoxing is a job best left to your organs.

FXX to Air All 600 Episodes of 'The Simpsons'

Anna Green

The "Every. Simpsons. Ever." marathon kicks off on Thanksgiving and runs for 13 days straight.

Langston Hughes's Harlem Brownstone to Become Arts Center

Kirstin Fawcett

Hughes lived in the three-story building for the last 20 years of his life.

Create a Custom Budget Based On Your Income and City

Anna Green

The Earth Awaits generates detailed budgets for life in cities around the world.

New York Public Library Installs Tiny Trains to Deliver Books

Michele Debczak

The book-mobile snakes up to the newly-renovated Rose Room.

2016 Ig Nobel Prizes Honor Studies on Rats Wearing Tiny Pants

Bess Lovejoy

The Ig Nobels celebrate research that makes you laugh, then makes you think.

Forceful Fashion: 'Star Wars' Suits Have Arrived

Jake Rossen

Never be underdressed for a 'Star Wars'-themed wedding again.

NASA Will Grab Asteroid Dirt to Bring Back to Earth. Here's How

David W Brown

Thank a robotic arm and a nitrogen gas burst.

Start the Weekend With These Awesome Amazon Deals

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, September 23.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

News you might not hear anywhere else.

15 Fantastic Museums You Can Visit for Free on Saturday

Anna Green

Get excited for Museum Day Live!

4 Uniquely Refreshing Yoga Retreats

Laurel Leicht

You don't need to be super-bendy or totally Zen to hit up one of these activity-packed retreats.

New York’s Street Fairs May Soon Have More Local Flavor

Anna Green

A proposition aims to bring more community businesses to these community events.