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12 Ways to Repurpose a Phone Booth

Miss Cellania

Here are some of the most creative ways these once-ubiquitous items are being re-used.

Shia LaBeouf Is Now Hitchhiking Across the Country

Jake Rossen

And he'd like you to give him a ride.

Could You Draw This Turtle?

Jake Rossen

Even if you couldn't, you could still enroll in an art correspondence school. It worked for Charles Schulz.

Video Proves That It Is Possible to Deep Fry Water

Andrew LaSane

There is more science at play here than meets the eye.

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, May 26

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, May 26.

A New Online Eye Exam Has Doctors Seeing Red

Jake Rossen

Should you trust a virtual eye exam?

6 Surefire Ways to Negotiate at Retail Stores (Even if You Hate to Haggle)

Kate Rockwood

If you don't ask, you'll never know.

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Dolphins’ Snot May Be Essential to Their Communication

Kate Horowitz

A father-and-son scientist team say the animals may need mucus to produce their signature clicks.

Retrobituaries: Michio Kushi, Natural Foods Pioneer

Suzanne Raga

The natural foods movement of the 1960s and 1970s ushered in a new way of eating—and one of its pioneers was Michio Kushi.

4 Fascinating Facts About John Wayne

Stacy Conradt

There was much more to the Duke than that famous swagger.

Does LSD Induce Synesthesia?

Jordan Rosenfeld

What LSD users experience is probably not genuine synesthesia, but it may open a door to greater understanding of how we process sensory perceptions.

10 Kind of Blue Facts About Miles Davis

Roger Cormier

The legendary musician, who said he "changed music five or six times," would have been 90 years old today.

Should You Tip When Getting Takeout?

Jake Rossen

Does not sitting down equal no tip?

Over 31,000 'Dancing Grannies' Set a World Record in China

Michele Debczak

The synchronized dance spanned six cities.