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10 Big-Mouthed Facts About Basking Sharks

Mark Mancini

The second-largest living fish is a gentle giant with some peculiar habits and a knack for instigating cryptozoological debates.

RIP: BlackBerry Will No Longer Make New Phones

Anna Green

Like rotary dials, landlines, and flip phones, the once-beloved brand of smartphone has become a technological relic.

New Tiny Speakers Let You Play Music Through Pugs and Unicorns

Rebecca OConnell

It's not a party until you break out a miniature panda speaker.

Scientists Bioengineer Arteries That Could Potentially Grow Inside the Body

Kate Horowitz

Implanted in lambs, the artificial blood vessels fared incredibly well—and they didn't trigger an immune response.

What Long-Dead Bees Can Tell Us About Our Ancestors

Kate Horowitz

The presence and contents of a fossilized nest suggest that Australopithecus africanus lived in a dry, savannah-like environment.

6 Early Versions of Classic Movies

Jay Serafino

No matter how much potential a movie might have, sometimes a studio just doesn't get it right the first time.

For Every Chiapas Coffee Sold This Thursday, Starbucks Will Donate a Tree

Anna Green

The National Coffee Day promotion is part of the company's commitment to help wipe out coffee rust—a fungus threatening coffee trees in Latin America.

Red Robin Unveils Pineapple Teriyaki Burger-Flavored Beer

Michele Debczak

…yum?

The Photo That Showed the World What the Hubble Space Telescope Could Do

Caitlin Schneider

The unusual decision to photograph nothing in particular revealed the early universe in all its glory.

16 Expletives We Should Definitely Bring Back

Arika Okrent

'A Midsummer Night's Dream' Is Currently the Most Performed Shakespeare Play

Anna Green

'A Midsummer Night's Dream' is the most frequently performed Shakespeare work since 2011.

Japanese Brewery Makes Beer That Tells You When to Drink It

Rebecca OConnell

These bossy cans tell you the exact moment you should crack them open.

Morning Cup of Links: The Worst of 'Star Trek'

Miss Cellania

Sell Your Furniture Online in 5 Simple Steps

Danielle Braff

Kill two birds with one stone: Make a profit while getting rid of your aging furniture.

Inuktitut, the Inuit Language Without an Alphabet

Kirstin Fawcett

The tongue is spoken among northern Canada's indigenous people. Here's how it's written.

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