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10 Fun Facts About 'Beerfest'

Sean Hutchinson

Here’s everything you need to know about the movie that taught us drinking beer isn’t just something you do with friends—it’s something you dominate.

Study Links Black and White Instagram Photos to Depression

Michele Debczak

Your filter choice reveals a lot about you.

UK Workers Eat Nearly 800 Extra Calories a Week on Their Commute

Kirstin Fawcett

Blame stress eating and unhealthy food choices at train stations and buses.

When Australia Went To War With Its Emus

Paul Anthony Jones

In the summer of 1932, a mass migration of 20,000 emus began moving west from the birds’ breeding grounds and toward the coast, threatening countless farmers’ livelihoods.

Report Finds Microsoft Excel Causes Errors in 20 Percent of Genomics Studies

Shaunacy Ferro

Some gene names look a lot like dates to Microsoft Excel.

8 Animals That Get Their Color From Food

Rosemary Mosco

Some critters get their hues from their diet.

Astronomers Discover Milky Way–Sized Galaxy That's 99.99% Dark Matter

Dan Falk

A mere 100th of 1 percent of the galaxy Dragonfly 44 is made up of ordinary matter.

How the 'Mona Lisa' Escaped Destruction During World War II

Livius Drusus

The rescue required a dedicated team, some crafty moves, and an ambulance with a stretcher.

Divorce Filings Peak in August and March

Michele Debczak

The end of the holidays is a rough time for marriages.

Can Washing Machines Really Eat Socks?

Jake Rossen

Your orphaned socks are victims of technology and your own deeply rooted psychological issues.

Isle Royale: The Least-Visited National Park in the Contiguous United States

Caitlin Schneider

You can only get there by boat or seaplane.

5 Pro Tips to Start Rock Climbing

Laurel Leicht

Rock climbing can be intimidating because of the heights, sure, but also because you're so far outside of your comfort zone.

Fizzled Out: The New Coke Protests of 1985

Jake Rossen

Everyone was mad about Coke Classic's disappearance, but only one man spent $100,000 doing something about it.

Are You a Coffee Fiend? It Might Be in Your DNA

Jake Rossen

Some people might be genetically wired to get more wired.

Shipwreck Hunters Discover Century-Old Train in Lake Superior

Michele Debczak

The locomotive crashed into the lake 106 years ago.

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