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10 Playful Facts About Neopets

Michele Debczak

Neopets introduced many kids to economics, HTML, and the challenges of pet care.

2016 Was the Hottest Year Ever Recorded

Kate Horowitz

Scientists say our role in climate change is “plain as day.”

Upgrade Your Vacation Goals With These Vintage-Style Posters for Time Travelers

Shaunacy Ferro

Take your jet-setting daydreams to the next level.

10 Fascinating Facts About The Thesaurus

Suzanne Raga

It's a logophile's favorite resource.

The Hall of Fame Hats Quiz

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We've blurred the hats on the Cooperstown plaques of 14 Hall of Famers who played for multiple teams. Do you know which team's cap each legend is wearing?

How Do "Skinny" Mirrors Work?

Stacy Conradt

All it takes is a slight curve in the glass.

CIA Publishes Nearly 13 Million Declassified Records Online

Kirstin Fawcett

The online collection is called the CIA Records Search Tool, or CREST.

Soft, Implantable Robots May Help Ailing Hearts

Jake Rossen

Researchers are developing implantable robots that could save the lives of heart failure patients.

10 Fitness Apps to Get You Moving and Motivated

Carrie Madormo

You don’t need to rely on pricey classes and personal trainers to get fit this year, all you need is your phone and a little bit of motivation.

Emperor Augustus’s Mausoleum in Rome Set for Restoration

Shaunacy Ferro

The long-overdue restoration will be completed with a donation from an Italian telecommunications company.

Scientists Identify the Creators of Namibia’s ‘Fairy Circles’

Kate Horowitz

Spoiler: It's not fairies.

Japanese Toilet Makers Agree on Standardized Symbols

Michele Debczak

Using the bathroom in Japan will soon be less intimidating for tourists.

Don't Miss Out on Wednesday's Best Amazon Deals

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30 Presidential Nicknames, Explained

Erin McCarthy

From Old Granny to Uncle Jumbo, His Accidency to Grandfather's Hat.

15 Eerily Beautiful Photos of Abandoned Movie Theaters

Take a peek inside architectural photographer Matt Lambros's new book, After the Final Curtain: The Fall of the American Movie Theater, which pays tribute to the once-lavish movie palaces of yesteryear.