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This Bumble Bee Just Became an Endangered Species

Jake Rossen

The plight of the bumble bee is getting serious.

40 Words Turning 40 in 2017

Arika Okrent

If you're turning 40 this year, you have something in common with Sarah Michelle Gellar, Saturday Night Fever, and the Chia Pet.

Meet the 7-Year-Old Boy Who Runs His Own Recycling Business

Kirstin Fawcett

Ryan Hickman's business, “Ryan’s Recycling," has recycled approximately 200,000 cans and bottles.

Why Do People Say 'Bias' Instead of 'Biased'?

Arika Okrent

It’s an error you see a lot these days, and it happens for a variety of reasons.

Here Are the Highest Paying Jobs in the U.S.

Michele Debczak

All those years in medical school really do pay off.

How Stephen King's Wife Saved 'Carrie' and Launched His Career

Lucas Reilly

How the master of horror got his first big break—and how his wife inspired him.

13 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Substitute Teachers

Suzanne Raga

Here's how they always know how to spot a troublemaker.

The AI That's Learning to Diagnose Health Issues

Jake Rossen

Your doctor may soon be examining you with a cell phone instead of a stethoscope.

You Can't Miss Wednesday's Top Amazon Deals

Smart Shopping Team

From the Smart Shopping Team...

Trains in the Netherlands Now Run Entirely on Wind Energy

Shaunacy Ferro

It's the first train system in the world to run entirely on renewable energy.

Interview From 1999 Shows David Bowie Predicting the Rise of the Internet

Michele Debczak

His interviewer wasn't convinced.

A 1950s TV Show Featured a Character Named Trump Who Wanted to Build a Huge Wall

Jay Serafino

The man appeared in one episode of the series 'Trackdown.'

The Near-Death Experience That Inspired the First Patented Down Jacket

Erin McCarthy

How a Child’s Toy Inspired a Super-Cheap Paper Centrifuge

Kate Horowitz

Each whirligig “paperfuge” costs about 20 cents and can process blood samples in two minutes.

Watch the Song Recording Sessions from 10 Classic Disney Movies

Rudie Obias

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