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Why Do Fraternal Twins Run in Families?

Kate Horowitz

Genes, genes, and more genes.

16 Accelerated Facts About ‘Quantum Leap’

Garin Pirnia

Though it wasn’t a ratings juggernaut, the time travel sci-fi adventure series still maintains a dedicated cult following.

Charge Your Phone With a House Plant? This Pot Promises a Green Solution

Michele Debczak

Charge your devices with the power of photosynthesis.

The Getty is Recapping 'Game of Thrones' With Medieval Manuscripts

Caitlin Schneider

Proof that the show owes a lot to the art of the Middle Ages.

11 Things You Might Not Know About Eggs

Jeff Wells

They’re incredible, they’re edible, and you eat approximately 250 of them a year.

Watch Researchers Safely Evict a Family of Raccoons From an Attic

Anna Green

Researchers in Washington D.C. are developing a new, more humane method of evicting freeloading raccoons from human dwellings.

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Watch This Cotton Candy Rapidly Melt Into a Syrupy Puddle

Rebecca OConnell

Melts in your mouth, and under a blow torch.

13 May Festivals and Events Around the World

Miss Cellania

Here are some great excuses for a trip!

15 Smart Pieces of Gear for a Better Bike Commute

Nick Greene

These 15 gadgets, tools, and pieces of gear may help improve your already awesome commute.

Watch a Baby Puffin See the World for the First Time

Kirstin Fawcett

The birds spend most of their lives at sea, but return to land and lay eggs underground.

25 Facts About the Science of Music

So that's why Mambo No. 5 is still stuck in your head.

Plankton Get Drunk and Do Stupid Stuff, Too

Shaunacy Ferro

A new study finds that plankton become intoxicated after eating a certain type of algae, leading them to take more risks.

How a Tape Recorder Mishap Helped Create Johnny Cash's 'I Walk the Line'

Nick Keppler

The ghostly reason behind why the classic song sounds the way it does.

Solving the Traveling Salesman Problem

Chris Higgins

Computers are rad.