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Hilly City of Lisbon Will Add Another Elevator to Transit System

Shaunacy Ferro

Lisbon is debuting a new elevator in 2017 to shuttle people up to its hillside cathedral.

WWI Centennial: Somme Bombardment Begins

Erik Sass is covering the events of the war exactly 100 years after they happened. This is the 241st installment in the series.

The Missing Links: How Dangerous Are Ghost Peppers?

Colin Patrick

What Exactly Is 'New Car Smell'?

Naya Clark

And is it actually toxic?

40-Year-Old Twinkie Lives On at Maine High School

Kirstin Fawcett

The experiment began in 1976 when a chemistry student wanted to know how long one of the Hostess snack cakes could last.

A Look Back at 50 Years of Office Desks

Michele Debczak

From the 'Mad Men' era to the age of instant messaging.

7 Properties Offered as Prizes in Essay Contests

Miss Cellania

You pay your entry fee, you take your chances.

Mr. Potato Head Gets a Twisted Makeover

Jake Rossen

A limited-issue Potato Head is drawing attention to the plight of ugly vegetables everywhere.

Scientists Accidentally Discover New Shade of Blue

Shaunacy Ferro

The shade is called YInMn blue.

The Epic 'Game of Thrones' Theory That May Come True

Andrew LaSane

The season six finale answered one major question, and re-sparked speculation about one long-held fan theory.

When U.S. President Grover Cleveland Served As an Executioner

Stacy Conradt

“Big Steve,” as he was known back then, took the lives of two criminals when he was the Erie County Sheriff.

All the Amazon Deals You Need to See Today

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, June 27.

14 Delicious Words For Anyone Who Loves Their Food

Paul Anthony Jones

Expand your vocabulary, as well as your Yule-hole, with these words for food-lovers.

Scientists Discover Opal in a Meteorite

David W Brown

The find has implications way beyond the fashioning of galactic jewelry.

Study Links Inflammation and Premenstrual Misery

Kate Horowitz

A large study found that women with higher levels of inflammation reported more severe pain, bloating, and mood swings.