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Researchers Create Phone App That Detects Earthquake Tremors

Lily Strelich

A new app harnesses the accelerometer in your smartphone to listen for seismic signals and potentially improve earthquake early warning systems.

Hasbro's Simon Gets a Hover Tech Upgrade

Andrew LaSane

The classic game now works with hand gestures instead of button hits.

Show & Tell: A Map of Matrimony

Rebecca Onion

Maps like this one translated the fraught journey from courtship through marriage into geographical features.

5 Simple Steps for Getting Started with a 401(k)

Kristin Wong

Roughly half of households age 55 and older have zero retirement savings—don't let this be you.

The Missing Links: The World Ends This Sunday (According to 'Ghostbusters 2')

Colin Patrick

Go on a Date With Your Dog for Valentine’s Day

Shaunacy Ferro

Hot dogs, champagne, and dog treats? Yes, please.

A Man in Spain Didn't Show Up to Work for Six Years

Kirstin Fawcett

He was busted before officials could award him a commemorative plaque for his service.

The Moth’s Dan Kennedy Shares 9 Ways to Sharpen Your Storytelling Skills

Whitney Matheson

Dan Kennedy knows a good story when he hears it—and knows how to tell one, too.

World’s Oldest Known Wild Bird, Wisdom the Albatross, Is a Mother Again

Kate Horowitz

Wisdom has been breaking records—and she's already raised as many as 40 chicks.

Life-Sized LEGO Models of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Characters

Andrew LaSane

Over 80,000 bricks were used to make these life-sized sculptures.

Most Popular Valentine's Day Gift Searches Per State

Alvin Ward

If you live in South Carolina, expect matching outfits.

How You Should Really Be Sitting at Your Desk

Shaunacy Ferro

Stop hunching over your laptop like a goblin hiding treasure.

10 Facts You Might Not Know About Pillsbury

Suzanne Raga

The Doughboy actually has a name.

How Many Push-Ups Would It Take to Power Your Life?

Shaunacy Ferro

You could reheat your lunch with less than 800 push-ups!