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Hang Out With Bats via Two New Live Streams

Kate Horowitz

Get your bat fix with live streams of fuzzy bats from the Organization for Bat Conservation.

Gowanus Canal Cleanup Reveals Sunken Objects From New York's Past

Kirstin Fawcett

Over the next four weeks, contractors cleaning the body of water will haul large items, like ships, out of the canal.

The Best and Worst States for People With Mental Health Issues, Ranked

Shaunacy Ferro

The majority of American adults aren't receiving treatment for their mental health issues, new research finds.

Sell Your Home Faster With These 9 Tips

Danielle Braff

Experts share their secrets for getting your house off the market, stat.

Stephen King Wrote a Real-Life Version of a Book From The Dark Tower Series

Rebecca OConnell

Perfect for Stephen King fans—or just children you want to traumatize.

Look Up Tonight! The Northern Lights Will Put on a Stunning Show

Michele Debczak

The light show might be visible as far south as Pennsylvania.

Who Wrote History's First Blurb?

Kirstin Fawcett

And how did they get that name?

KFC Food Scientists Unveil the Chizza, a Chicken-Pizza Mashup

Jake Rossen

It's chicken. It's pizza. It's probably not all that good for you.

10 Pieces of U.S. Virgin Islands Slang You Should Be Using

Presented by U.S. Virgin Islands.

Singapore to Launch a Giant Island of Floating Solar Panels

Shaunacy Ferro

The world's largest test bed of floating solar panels is due to be operational by the end of the year.

Scientists Pinpoint When and Where HIV Arrived in the U.S.

Kate Horowitz

So-called "Patient Zero" was not, in fact, the first person in North America to contract the virus.

These Jobs Saw the Biggest Pay Increases from 2015 to 2016

Michele Debczak

Positions in marketing, sales, and healthcare all made the list.

Arlington National Cemetery Bans Bikes And Pets

Kirstin Fawcett

Service animals and working military dogs are still permitted, as are authorized visitors on bicycles.

Read the Ghost Story Anthology That Inspired Three Classic Scary Stories

Rebecca OConnell

When looking for inspiration for spooky tales to tell this Halloween, it never hurts to draw from the classics.

You've Got to See Wednesday's Top 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, October 26.