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City Maps Replace Transit Stops With Popular Instagram Hashtags

Michele Debczak

#Cronut, #innout, and #currywurst are all included.

15 Abstract Thinking Words With Concrete Etymological Roots

John Kelly

How would you explain what it means to think? This act, though central to our very humanity, is an incredibly abstract process.

Solar Charger Lets You Power Your Phone From the Sky

Alvin Ward

Let the power of the sun power your phone.

Dollyisms: 26 Quotes and Quips From Dolly Parton

Suzanne Raga

Because you probably hummed "9 to 5" on your way to work this morning.

Meet the Secret Grammarians in Ecuador Who Correct Graffiti Mistakes

Kirstin Fawcett

These grammar police are taking it to the streets.

5 Things You Didn't Know About Edgar Allan Poe

Ethan Trex

You’ve read Edgar Allan Poe’s terrifying stories. You can quote “The Raven.” How well do you know the writer’s quirky sense of humor and code-cracking abilities, though?

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You’re Probably Using the Drawer Under Your Oven Wrong

Shaunacy Ferro

You might be storing your pans in a drawer meant to keep your food warm.

9 Robots Designed to Optimize Your Life

Presented by Neato Robotics.

Hair Follicles May Help Wounds Heal Without Scars

Jordan Rosenfeld

The researchers say they've pioneered a method to regenerate the skin.

As German Bombs Fell on Paris, Marie Curie Decided to Go to War

Erin Blakemore

First, Marie Curie tried to donate her Nobel Prize medals. When bank officials refused to melt them down, she donated her prize money to purchase war bonds instead.

Black Sunday: The Storm That Gave Us the Dust Bowl

Erin Blakemore

The Mysterious Disappearance and Reappearance of Roger Tichborne

Stacy Conradt

In 1854, wealthy heir Roger Tichborne was presumed dead in shipwreck. In 1865, he reappeared—but was it really him? More than 100 years later, we still don't know.

Biologist Names Moth After Trump to Send Message About Conservation

Kate Horowitz

Vazrick Nazari said he hoped the move would publicize the need to “continue protecting fragile habitats in the U.S.”

The Most Rat- and Roach-Infested Cities in the U.S.

Michele Debczak

One city reported vermin in 2 out of 5 households.