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President James Monroe Lived in a Mansion—Not a Humble Cottage

Kirstin Fawcett

Archaeologists had to re-think much of what they knew about Monroe's life when they uncovered a large stone house on his estate's grounds.

Australian Brewers Made Beer With Their Belly Button Lint

Shaunacy Ferro

Craft beer gets personal.

Insect Brains Are Conscious, Study Argues

Shaunacy Ferro

A pair of Australian researchers suggest that insects have something of a sense of self.

New College Grad? Here Are 10 of the Best Cities For You

Jake Rossen

Analytics have determined where you're most likely to find work, have fun, and spend less.

The Best Amazon Deals We Could Find Today, April 29

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, April 29.

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8 Oven-Ready Facts about DiGiorno

Suzanne Raga

It's not what?

How Madeline Sayet is Transforming the Way We Think About Shakespeare

the mag

As resident director of the arts organization Amerinda, 26-year-old Madeline Sayet is building a better future for Native American performers, helping them land more diverse and complex roles.

Why Do We Eat Junk Food When We’re Bored?

Kate Horowitz

Scientists say the discomfort of being bored drives us to seek out dopamine-stimulating sweet or fatty foods.

The Original 'Ghostbusters' Will Return to Theaters This Summer

Andrew LaSane

The classic film will return to select screens for two nights in June.

11 Actors Who Asked for Their Characters to Be Killed Off

Rudie Obias

Spoiler: They didn’t always get their wish.

Step-Counting App Tracks Your Progress in the World of 'Super Mario Bros.'

Nick Greene

See how close your daily walking habits get you to rescuing the princess.

Watch an iPad-Tapping Robot Shatter the 'Piano Tiles' Record

Michele Debczak

This mechanism puts human fingers to shame.

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