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6 Words You Probably Didn't Know Came From Sports

Simon Davis

Sports journalist and former baseball player Josh Chetwynd has compiled what appears to be an exhaustive collection in his new book The Field Guide to Sports Metaphors: A Compendium of Competitive Wor

Enjoy Your Morning Brew in a Goat-Horn-Shaped Coffee Mug

Kirstin Fawcett

If you're the type who bleats if you don't get enough caffeine, this one's for you.

10 'Star Wars' Toys You Might Own That Are Now Worth a Fortune

Andrew LaSane

You might want to check your attic.

What is Tram Bowling? Watch for Yourself

Shaunacy Ferro

Every year, tram drivers come from around Europe to compete in various challenges.

11 Smart Things to Look For in a New Neighborhood

Presented by Allstate.

Street Artists Set to Take Over Coney Island This Summer

Andrew LaSane

The outdoor street art museum returns with over 20 new murals painted by street artists from all over the world.

Amsterdam Is Appointing the World's First Bike Mayor

Michele Debczak

A no-brainer for a city where bikes outnumber people.

More Testosterone Means More Foot Wiggling for These Frogs

Kate Horowitz

Bornean rock frogs use visual “foot flags” to ward off rivals in their noisy environment.

Study Explores Why We Mix Up Some Names and Not Others

Anna Green

The study found that name mix-ups (calling one person by another’s name) usually occur within the same relationship category.

Attention Job Hunters: Here Are the Least Stressful Companies in America

Michele Debczak

Work doesn't have to be the most stressful part of life.

Self-Perpetuating Female Salamanders Are Better Off Without Males, Study Finds

Kate Horowitz

All-female mole salamanders could grow back body parts 1.5 times faster than a related species that used sex to reproduce.

How Do ATMs Work?

Anna Green

While it might sound insane to leave that much money out on the street, ATMs are actually amazingly high-tech—and well protected—devices.

The ABC of Architects

Arika Okrent

Take a tour of some of the world's great buildings in under two minutes with the "ABC of Architects," a beautiful animation by Andrea Stinga and Federico Gonzalez.

Antidepressants May Quadruple the Risk of Tooth Implant Failure

Jordan Rosenfeld

“SSRIs are a good thing, but they have an inhibitory effect on osteoblasts, bone cells, which we’ve only known about since 2010,” Sebastiano Andreana tells mental_floss.

The TSA Is Getting Rich From Your Loose Change

Kirstin Fawcett

In 2015, the agency made about $765,759.

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