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Why Do Champagne Corks Expand After the Bottle is Opened?

Age has something to do with it.

Pittsburgh Public Art Office Looking for Klingon, Elvish, and Dothraki Speakers

Nick Keppler

It’s time to dust off your Dothraki!

Concerned Animal Activists Rescue Ancient Lobster From Restaurant

Kirstin Fawcett

Instead of landing in a stockpot, Larry the Lobster was shipped to the Maine State Aquarium.

8 Fresh Ways to Green Up Your Indoor Space

Kat Rosenfield

No matter where you live, and no matter how un-green your thumb, here are a few easy ways to bring the great outdoors inside.

‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Ride to Replace Tower of Terror at Disney California Adventure

Rudie Obias

'Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!' is coming to Anaheim, California next summer.

10 Vegetable Gardening Mistakes You Might Be Making

Kirstin Fawcett

Developing a green thumb requires time, patience, and expert guidance.

Like Clockwork: 3D Print Your Own Tourbillon Mechanism

Andrew LaSane

This kinetic sculpture was inspired by the inner-workings of high-end timepieces.

A Novel Heating Process Keeps Milk Fresh for Up to 9 Weeks

Jake Rossen

Checkmate, cows.

10 Relics From the Horse-Powered City

Allison C. Meier

You can still find reminders of the days when horse-drawn transportation reigned.

Monday's Amazon Deals You Can't Miss

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, July 25.

The Legendary Ray Kroc Tirade That Almost Made the San Diego Padres Quit

Roger Cormier

The public address microphone is for the public address announcer only. Even if you run McDonald's.

Archaeologists Find ‘New Clues’ in Search for Roanoke’s Lost Colonists

Kate Horowitz

Excavations in a likely site have uncovered dozens of artifacts from the late 16th century.

Matching Drinking Habits May Mean a Happier Marriage

Kate Horowitz

A survey of older adults found that couples with similar drinking habits reported less trouble in their marriages.

12 Futuristic Facts About ‘Metropolis’

Eric D Snider

Fritz Lang's 1927 classic is the most influential science fiction film ever made.

Our Gut Microbiome Evolved Alongside Us, Study Finds

Shaunacy Ferro

The types of bacteria that colonize our digestive tract may depend more on evolution than the environment around us.

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